ROXANE SHEYBANI is a specialist in both civil and criminal litigation. In a human and efficient approach, she advises and represents her clients before the civil, criminal and administrative Courts, at the cantonal, federal and international levels.
Besides this activity, she sits as a coordinator of Asylum and Immigration law group and Equality group at the Board of the Human Rights Commission of the Geneva Bar Association. She also coordinates the Forum of Immigration law of the Geneva Bar Association as well.
Before being admitted to the Geneva Bar, Roxane Sheybani worked at the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), then for the Service d' Aide Juridique aux Exilé-e-s (SAJE); Legal advice office specialized in defending refugees before the courts.
MAIN AREAS OF PRACTICE
Admitted to the Swiss Bar (2014)
Certificate of Advanced Studies in Legal Professions (2012), University of Geneva
Red Cross of Belgium – International competitive examination of humanitarian law: Best Prosecutor’s team, Brussels (2010)
Master in international and European Law (2010), University of Geneva
Bachelor in Law (2009), University of Geneva
Founding partner of MSS Law (2017)
Independent lawyer (since 2016)
Court clerk for the Labour Court in Geneva (since 2016)
Union Secretary at SIT (2015)
Associate at SCHNEIDER TROILLET law firm, Geneva (2015)
Junior associate at MING, HALPÉRIN, BURGER & INAUDI law firm, Geneva (2012 - 2014)
Jurist at Service d’aide juridique aux exilé-e-s (SAJE), Lausanne (2011 - 2012)
Trainee at UNHCR, legal division (2010 - 2011)
Volunteer drafter at TRIAL WATCH (2010 - 2012)
CONTRIBUTIONS AND CONFERENCES
Conference for the Bar Association (Young Lawyers section), « Avocat de permanence en matière de mesures de contrainte et d’éloignement visant les étrangers : la gestion d’une audience devant le TAPI et les incontournables de la jurisprudence », Geneva, Courthouse, 11th December 2017 (with Me Brice Van Erps)
Conference « La violenza contro le donne nel web a offline : prevenzione e contrasto », Rome, Camera dei Deputati, 26th May 2017
Conference for the Bar Association (Young Lawyers section), « Avocat de permanence en matière de mesures de contrainte et d’éloignement visant les étrangers : la gestion d’une audience devant le TAPI et les incontournables de la jurisprudence », Geneva, 24th October 2016 (with Mes Arnaud Moutinot and Sandro Vecchio)
« Questions choisies concernant la représentation juridique des requérants d’asile dans le cadre de la refonte de la loi sur l’asile » Geneva Bar Association, Lettre du Conseil n° 62 - March 2016, pp. 21 to 28, (with Mes Léonard Micheli, Arnaud Moutinot and Brice van Erps)
Conference and preview of the exhibition « Images d’asile » of Clovis Toraman, photographer