Attorney-at-Law, Dr. iur.

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Thierry Amy has many years of experience in representing and advising the various actors of the Swiss banking and financial market for commercial and regulatory matters, including procedures before the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority (FINMA) and the SIX Swiss Exchange, as well as in assisting such actors before criminal, civil and administrative authorities/tribunals both at the cantonal and federal levels. His other areas of practice include company law, commercial law, real estate law, debt enforcement and bankruptcy law as well as international criminal and administrative judicial cooperation law (including for tax purposes). He is the author of a prized dissertation and he regularly publishes articles on current topics in his areas of expertise. He has developed a strong expertise in advising and supporting clients in the public sector, public companies owned by the Confederation, cantons and municipalities, as well as their partners organised along private-sector lines, on all issues of public law and their interfaces with private law (administrative, energy, traffic, environmental, public procurement, public building and public procedural law). He supports his clients in negotiation procedures and in the conclusion of administrative and financing agreements, and helps them in settling disputes arising under administrative law, as well as in creating public private partnerships.


  • Lausanne


  • Banking, Finance and Capital Markets
  • Real Estate and Construction
  • Litigation and Arbitration
  • Commercial and Contracts
  • Public Procurement
  • Insolvency, Corporate Recovery and Restructuring
  • Energy and Environment


  • French
  • English
  • German


  • Ordre des avocats vaudois (OAV)
  • Ordre des avocats de Genève (ODA) (honorary member)
  • Société Académique Vaudoise (SAV)
  • Chambre des Avocats du Tribunal cantonal
  • Swiss Bar Association
  • Société suisse des juristes
  • Centre du droit de l’entreprise de l’Université de Lausanne (CEDIDAC)
  • Association genevoise de droit des affaires (AGDA)

Other activities

  • Syndic of the commune of Cugy (Vaud)
  • Deputy member of the Chamber of Lawyers of the Cantonal Court
  • Member of the Board of Directors of Transports publics de la région lausannoise SA (TL)
  • Chairman of Lausanne Région
  • Member of the Excecutive Commitee of the Association de Développement Région Gros-de-Vaud


T +41 58 220 36 70
F +41 58 220 36 71


12, avenue des Toises
P.O. Box 140
1001 Lausanne, Switzerland


    Thierry Amy of BianchiSchwald LLC receives strong praise for his handling of banking and finance regulatory matters. He advises on anti-money laundering regulations, licence applications for financial services companies and compliance with Swiss regulations for ICOs. Sources praise his ability to provide clear explanations of complex legal issues and say that “he is very dedicated to his clients.”
    Leading Lawyer in Banking & Finance by Chambers Global & Europe from 2015 – 2019

    “Thierry Amy whose ‘realistic, practical advise’ shows ‘great strategic vision’ is recommended”, as well as in 2012 in Corporate Disputes and Insolvency and Corporate Recovery, fields in which he demonstrates “an excellent strategic vision”.
    Leading Lawyer in Banking & Finance by Legal500 EMEA from 2009 – 2018