Patrizia Lorenzi

Senior Associate
Attorney at Law, LL.M.

 

 

patrizialorenzi@ghr.ch

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Professional Profile

 

Patrizia Lorenzi joined GHR Rechtsanwälte in 2018. Prior to joining the firm, she pursued a career as a law clerk at the Court of Appeals of the Canton of Bern, as a member of the legal department of regional power supplier EWB Energie Wasser Bern and as legal counsel at the Swiss Federal Office of Energy SFOE.

Patrizia Lorenzi's practice focuses on employment and social security as was well as energy and natural resources. She advises employers and corporations in all matters relating to employment, employment contracts, terms of employment, international executive transfer, residence and work permits and employment related aspects in M&A transactions. In addition, Patrizia Lorenzi represents employers and employees in relation to hiring and termination as well as the enforcement of employment related claims. In the energy and natural resources sector, she acts for power supply and utilities companies, energy traders and public institutions.

 

Career and Education


Career

2018
Associate at GHR Rechtsanwälte AG
2016
Legal counsel at the Swiss Federal Office of Energy SFOE
2008
Inhouse legal counsel EWB Energie Wasser Bern
 
2000
Clerk at the Court of Appeals of the Canton of Bern
 

Ausbildung

2014
University of Bern, LL.M. (civil and business law)
1998
Bar admission
1998
University of Bern (lic. iur.)
 

Languages

German, English, French, Spanish
 

 

Memberships and Activities


Memberships

Swiss Bar Association SAV
Bern Bar Association BAV
 

 

Publications


Commentary on Swiss Energy Law, joint publication (Art. 10, 11, 14 EnG, Art. 6 und 8b RPG) (in German)

Relocation of servitudes of power lines and related costs, in: Magister, Editions Weblaw, Bern (in German)

Servitudes in Transition – from "Way and Bridge" to Energy-Contracting, together with Peter Gurtner, in: Dienstbarkeiten im Wandel – von „Weg und Steg“ zum Energie-Contracting, Hrsg. Dr. Stephan Wolf in Schriften INR 16, Institut für Notariatsrecht und notarielle Praxis an der Universität Bern, Stämpfli Verlag, Bern (in German)