Former Teams

  • Team 2019 | 2020

    The team representing the University of Fribourg in the 27th Vis Moot.

    Rachel Cudré-Mauroux is a Master of Law student at the University of Fribourg. After having obtained her Bachelor’s degree at the same university in 2018 with the bilingual and european law mentions, she worked as a summer trainee in the international arbitration department of a major swiss law firm. Rachel is fluent in French, English, German and Italian.

    Max Hoffet obtained his Bachelor of Law at the University of Fribourg and is currently in his second semester of obtaining his Master of Law at the same University. During his Bachelor degree Max worked in a boutique tax law firm in Zurich. He also participated in the ELSA committee of the University of Fribourg, which he presided during one year. He is fluent in German and English, conversational in French and Czech. He has basic knowledge of Spanish and Russian. 

    Vincent Villoz is a Master of Law student at the University of Fribourg. After having obtained his Bachelor’s degree with Bilingual and European Law mentions, he started his Master of Law at the Durham University. He worked as a summer trainee in a major swiss law firm and he is currently working for the Chair of Obligation Law and European Private Law at the University of Fribourg. Vincent is fluent in French, English and German.

    David Dafflon obtained his Bachelor of Law at the University of Fribourg and is currently in his first semester of Master of Law at the same University. During his Bachelor, David did an internship in a trust company in Geneva and was a tutor in administrative law. He fluently speaks French, Spanish, English and German and has basic knowledge of Italian.

    Isabelle Cordey participated in the Vis Moot in 2014/2015 for the team of Fribourg and is currently interning at Kellerhals Carrard in Bern in preparation for her bar exam. Previously, she worked at Lalive as an arbitration intern and for Professor Pierre Tercier in his capacity as arbitrator. She coached the team of Fribourg for the year 2016/2017 and 2018/2019.

    Noé Luisoni is a Master of Law student at the University of Fribourg. After having obtained his Bachelor’s degree at the same university in 2018, he worked as a summer trainee in a major swiss law firm in Geneva. He participated in the 26th Willem C. Vis Moot and is currently working part time as an arbitration assistant for an independent arbitrator. Noé is fluent in German, French and English. 

    Alec Ray is working as a lawyer in a Geneva law firm. He graduated from the Universities of Fribourg and Zurich, and previously took part in the Vis Moot Court for the University of Fribourg, both as a mootie and as a coach. Alec is fluent in French, English and German.

    Victoria Rodriguez Goyena is an Argentine lawyer and currently an LL.M. candidate of the Master in International Dispute Settlement (MIDS) for the academic period 2019-2020 in Geneva. Victoria has obtained her law degree from the University of Buenos Aires, her Master degree in Corporate/Business Law in University of San Andres, and she has coached teams for the Willem C. Vis Moot and the Foreign Direct Investment Moot in both universities. She has worked in dispute resolution teams of law firms in Argentina and in the litigation area of the National Ministry of Treasury. 

    David Schmid obtained his Master of Law in 2019 and currently works as an Assistant at the Chair of Criminal Law and Criminal Procedure at the University of Fribourg. He participated in the Willem C. Vis Moot in 2017/2018. David is fluent in German and English and conversational in French.

  • Team 2018 | 2019

    The team representing the University of Fribourg in the 26th Vis Moot (from left to right) Josephine Rüegsegger (coach), Noé Luisoni, Imane Amar, Lukas Waeber, Isabelle Cordey (coach), Oscar Pilorget and Jessica Blankenbyl (coach). 

    Imane Amar currently studies law at the University of Fribourg as an exchange student under the Swiss European Mobility Program. She studied European Law in Strasbourg. She speaks French, English, German and Italian.

    Oscar Pilorget is in his third year of bilingual bachelor studies at the Faculty of Law of the University of Fribourg. Before University, Oscar made first experiences in law, working as an intern in the field of intellectual property. He is fluent in German, French and English.

    Lukas Waeber is currently a Master of Law student at the University of Fribourg after having completed his Bachelor with bilingual mention at the same university. He is currently working for a public law institution in Berne. Lukas is fluent in German, English and French.

    Noé Luisoni is a Master of Law student at the University of Fribourg. After having obtained his Bachelor’s degree at the same university in 2018, he worked as a summer trainee in a major swiss law firm in Geneva. Noé is fluent in German, French and English.

  • Team 2017 | 2018

    The team representing the University of Fribourg in the 25th Vis Moot (from left to right): Aleksandra Kalentic (coach), David Schmid (mootie), Louise Dobrynski (mootie), Caroline Widmer (mootie), Shirane Halpérin (coach), Patrick Kaufmann (mootie).

    Caroline is currently pursuing her studies for a Master of Law degree at the University of Fribourg with specialisation in  European law after having obtained her bilingual Bachelor degree at the same University in 2017. Caroline is fluent in English, German and French and has a basic knowlege in Italian and Spanish.

    Aleksandra (coach) has obtained her Bachelor and Master degree at the University of Novi Sad, Serbia, where she also did her internship at a court and in a law office. Participation in the 22nd Vis Moot inspired her to continue her education abroad and she is currently finishing the LLM in International Contracts and Arbitration at the University of Fribourg. She speaks Serbian, English and French. 

    Shirane (coach) obtained a bilingual Bachelor of Law at the University of Fribourg in 2016 and spent her first year of Master abroad, in London and Stockholm. She took part in the 24th Vis Moot Court as a member of the CTLS (London) team. She is fluent in French, English and German and has basic knowledge of Hebrew and Swedish.

    David obtained his Bachelor of Law at the University of Fribourg and is currently in his first year of obtaining his Master of Law at the same University. He has been a delegate and committee president to an international youth parliament, served in the staff of a peace support mission in the field and in the national command authority for peace support missions. He is fluent in English and German, conversational in French and has basic knowledge in Italian.

    Patrick is in his second year of Master of Law at the University of Fribourg. Next to his studies, he is a member of several student associations. Since the obtention of his Bachelor degree at the University of Fribourg in 2016, he has worked for a leading law firm in Murten. Patrick is fluent in German, French and English and has a basic knowledge of Spanish.

    Louise is currently  a Master of Law Student at the University of Fribourg. She completed her Bachelor of Law in Fribourg with bilingual mention and spent her first year of Master as an academic exchange student at the University College Dublin. She is fluent in French, German and English.

  • Team 2016 | 2017

    The team representing the University of Fribourg in the 24rd Vis Moot (from left to right): Kiarash Ghassemi, Simone Roviera, Josephine Rüegsegger, Jessica Blankenbyl.

    From left to right: Alec Ray (coach), Jessica Blankenbyl, Kiarash Ghassemi, Josephine Rüegsegger, Simone Roviera, Isabelle Cordey (coach).

    Kiarash Ghassemi Monfaredrad obtained his bachelor degree in Iran from the University of Gilan in 2014. Since 2015, he has been a LLM student in “International Contracts& Arbitration” at the University of Fribourg. Beside working on his LLM thesis, Kiarash has been translating a book on CISG from English to Persian. “Plurality of legal systems” and “Hermeneutic methodology” are two topics that he is specifically interested in within the broader field of Comparative law. He is fluent in English and has an intermediate knowledge of French and Arabic.

    Jessica Blankenbyl is a Master student at the University of Fribourg. She has worked for a leading law firm in Zurich during her gap year after having obtained her Bachelor’s degree at the University of Fribourg in 2015. Jessica is fluent in German, English and French.

    Simone Roviera comes from Turin, Italy.  He is currently in the last year of his Master's degree. He considers Contract and Arbitration law, the core focus of the Willem C. Vis Moot, to be two of the most relevant phenomena of our age; in order to foster his knowledge in this area he decided to come to the University of Fribourg, as an exchange student thanks to the Swiss European Mobility Program. 

    Josephine Rüegsegger is currently pursuing studies for a Master's of Law degree at the University of Fribourg. Last year, she completed an academic exchange at the East China University in Political Science and Law in Shanghai in the field of international economic law. Josephine is fluent in English, German as well as French and has a basic knowledge in Mandarin.

  • Team 2015 | 2016

    The team representing the University of Fribourg in the 23rd Vis Moot (from left to right): Anaïs Franck, Maria Spiess, Jonas Baumann and Alissia Gil. 

    From left to right: Konrad Staeger (coach), Anaïs Franck, Maria Spiess, Jonas Baumann, Alissia Gil, Simon Demaurex and Noémie Zürcher (coaches).

    Jonas Baumann obtained a Bachelor in International Relations at the University of Geneva, where he specialised in international law. Currently, he is obtaining a Master in Law with specialisations in international and European law at the Universities of Bern and Fribourg. Jonas is fluent in German, French, English, Spanish and Finnish.

    Anaïs Franck is in her third year of bilingual bachelor studies at the Faculty of Law of the University of Fribourg. In 2013, Anaïs won the Swiss Championship in debating. Next to her studies, she works as a communication trainer, is involved in the Swiss and European Youth Parliament and was a representative for UNESCO youth programmes. She is fluent in German, French and English and has a basic knowledge of Spanish and Italian. 

    Alissia Gil is a third-year student and currently obtaining her Bachelor of Law at the University of Fribourg. Alissia is fluent in French, Spanish, German and English. 

    Maria Spiess is currently obtaining her bilingual Bachelor of Law at the University of Fribourg. Besides her studies she works as a student assistant at university. She previously completed bachelor studies in philosophy and sociology at the Université Sorbonne Paris IV and the Paris-Sorbonne University Abu Dhabi. Maria is fluent in German, French, English and Romanian. 

  • Team 2014 | 2015

    (f.l.t.r.): Nathalie Aymon (Coach), Corinne Harte, Alec Ray, Ekaterina Korolevskaya, Isabelle Cordey.

    (f.l.t.r.): Corinne Harte, Alec Ray, Ekaterina Korolevskaya, Isabelle Cordey.