Eric W. Fiechter graduated from the Geneva Law School in 1973 and, after one year of postgraduate research at the University of Basle, he obtained his master degree from New York University in 1975. He was admitted to the Geneva Bar in 1977, after having practiced law for one year in New York at Serko & Simon and at Fox Horan & Camerini, LLP. He practiced under the banner of Secretan Troyanov™ from 1979 until 2011.
Eric W. Fiechter practiced in the "Banking and Finance", "Corporate and Commercial" and "Trust and Private Clients" groups of Secretan Troyanov, and works now in Geneva with the oldest Swiss firm, founded in 1834, Des Gouttes & Associés (www.desgouttes.ch). In Singapore he works for ASBS Asian Swiss Business Services (Pte) Ltd (www.asbs.sg). He advised banks and commercial companies and their stakeholders, sometimes as director, but more frequently as legal counsel. He also has considerable experience in providing estate planning advice to high-net worth individuals.
Further, Eric W. Fiechter assists clients in dispute resolution efforts, and is an accredited Mediator since 2002 as well as an experienced arbitrator and counsel in arbitration proceeding (ICC and Swiss Rules).
Eric W. Fiechter was elected Deputy Judge at the Geneva Court of Appeals in 1997. He was reelected twice, but resigned in November 2011, to focus on his move to Singapore where he has become a resident in November 2012 (www.asbs.sg). He continues to work as attorney at law with Des Gouttes & Associés (www.desgouttes.ch) for legal work in and out of Geneva and works as a legal advisor and mediator in Singapore.
He is fluent in French, German (+ Swiss-German) and English, with a working knowledge of Italian and Spanish.