Rayan Houdrouge

Partner, Head of Employment, Pensions and Immigration
Attorney at Law, LL.M., Certified Specialist SBA Labour Law, Certified Social Security Expert

Rayan Houdrouge leads the Employment and Pensions practice group of Lenz & Staehelin in Geneva. As an accredited labour law expert (SBA certificate), he advises and represents Swiss and multinational companies as well as international organizations on all employment law matters. He has an extensive experience in executive transfers, compensation packages, work regulations, internal audits and collective procedures such as business transfers and collective dismissals. Rayan Houdrouge is also an accredited social security expert (Swiss federal certificate) and regularly assists clients in matters related to social security and pension funds, including contentious aspects.

In Best Lawyers' Switzerland 2022 review, Rayan Houdrouge has been recognized as "Lawyer of the Year" for his work in Labor and Employment Law in Geneva.

Practice Area
Employment and Pensions, Immigration, Commercial and Contracts, Tax-exempt/Non-Profit organizations, Data Protection and Privacy, Litigation
French, English, German
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One of his main qualities is his ability to understand what the client needs in every moment and adjust his answer to those needs.
Chambers, 2021
He is very dedicated and his solutions combine an accurate and legal perspective with a practical solution which always proves to be the most effective way of addressing the matter at hand.
Chambers, 2021
Very responsive to his clients' demands and ensuring that deadlines are always met.
Who’s Who Legal, 2021
He is a creative thinker and is solutions oriented.
Who’s Who Legal, 2021
Pragmatic, well-informed and savy about the state of his field and the best interests of the client.
Legal 500, 2021
Very calm, even when things are stressed, and is thorough and meticulous. He often advises clients on mass dismissals, employee benefits and pension plan issues.
Chambers, 2020
Immediately stands out to peers who say that they hugely appreciate and admire his employment and immigration practice.
Who’s Who Legal, 2020
He enjoys a stellar reputation among sources for his deep expertise in pension funds and social security law.
Who’s Who Legal, 2020