Laure-Lye Pillonel
Laure-Lye Pillonel

Laure-Lye Pillonel

Senior Associate, Geneva

65 rue du Rhône | Case Postale 3199 | CH-1211 Geneva 3 | Switzerland
65 rue du Rhône | Case Postale 3199 | CH-1211 Geneva 3 | Switzerland
T +41 58 552 00 56


Laure-Lye Pillonel is a senior associate and member in the firm’s Corporate & M&A team in Geneva. She joined the firm in 2015 as a trainee, during which time she spent four months in the firm’s Brussel office. She then passed the bar exam in February 2017 and undertook a three-months-long legal internship in a well-known law firm in London. She started working as an associate with MLL in July 2017.

Laure-Lye Pillonel holds a Certificate of Advanced Studies in Legal Professions (ECAV) delivered by the University of Geneva. She previously obtained a bilingual (French/German) Bachelor of Law at the University of Fribourg, with specializations in European and religious law, and a Master of Law magna cum laude at the University of Zurich. She also completed a summer internship in a Court of First Instance of the Canton of Fribourg.

She is fluent in French, German and English.

Industry Groups

Deals & Cases

  • Advised Müller-Steinag group on the acquisition of Creabeton Matériaux Ltd. Müller-Steinag is an owner-managed, independent family enterprise with around 1,150 staff members and activities in the areas of concrete products, natural construction materials, recycling, waste management and water technology. Creabeton Matériaux is a leading manufacturer of pre-fabricated concrete products in the French part of Switzerland, with four important production facilities and approx. 380 staff members

Education & Admission

  • Admitted to the bar in Switzerland (2017)
  • University of Geneva, Certificate of Advanced Studies in Legal Professions, ECAV (2015)
  • University of Zurich, MLaw (2015)
  • University of Fribourg, BLaw (2013)

Memberships and public offices

  • Geneva Bar Association (OdA)
  • Women in property switzerland association (wipswiss)


  • French
  • English
  • German


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