After obtaining his ‘Maturité scientifique’ secondary school-leaving certificate from the Collège de Saussure, he began a law degree at Geneva University. However, he completed his last university year in Zurich, as part of an exchange programme.
Having graduated in law in 1998, he obtained a bursary from Geneva University for a postgraduate course at Duke University in North Carolina, USA, where he obtained his Master of Laws (LL.M.) in 1999. He was admitted to the Bar of New York that same year.
In 2004, he was awarded the postgraduate qualification of the Institute for Real Estate Studies in Geneva.
On his return to Switzerland, Andreas Fabjan spent his bar qualification internship at the law firm of DUCRET DUCREST CARRARD with partner Olivier CARRARD and successfully passed the bar examination in 2001.
He then worked with the law firm of LENZ & STAEHELIN in the Banking and Financial Department until 2003.
Andreas Fabjan subsequently joined Olivier CARRARD’s legal practice and followed him to his new law firm of ZIEGLER PONCET GRUMBACH CARRARD LUSCHER.
From 2006, he was successively responsible for the legal department of the Geneva Association for Property Owners (Chambre genevoise immobilière – CGI) and held the post of General Secretary of the Swiss Union of Real Estate Professionals (l’Union suisse des professionnels de l’immobilier – USPI Genève) and of the Geneva Association of Construction Developers (l’Association des promoteurs constructeurs genevois – APCG).
In August 2013, with Sidonie MORVAN, he founded MORVAN & FABJAN, Real Estate Lawyers.
Andreas Fabjan is bilingual French and German, and speaks and writes fluently in English.
Andreas Fabjan is also:
Assistant Judge at the Administrative Court of first instance;
Member of the Board of the Raiffeisen Bank Geneva West;
A Member of the Committee and Bureau of the Association of Financial Intermediaries of Western Switzerland (l’Association romande des intermédiaires financiers – ARIF);
Former assistant judge at the Geneva Leases and Rents Tribunal;
Soral town councillor.
Andreas Fabjan is also member of:
The Geneva Bar Association (L’Ordre des avocats – ODA);
The Swiss Bar Association (La Fédération suisse des avocats – FSA);
The Geneva Business Law Association (L’Association genevoise de droit des affaires – AGDA);
The Alumni Association of the Institute of Real Estate Studies (L’Association des Diplômés de l’Institut d’Etudes Immobilières – ADIEI);