Damien Hottelier

Damien Hottelier

Lawyer in Monthey, Switzerland, He


Tax-conscious Swiss divorce lawyer. Works in the cantons of Vaud and Valais in English and French.


SBA Family Law Certified Specialist from Swiss Bar Association

Work Experience

2011 — Now
Monthey & Martigny, Switzerland

The firm was founded in August 2011 and immediately focused on family law. Awarded the Valais Excellence label in 2016.

2011 — 2013
Judicial Clerk at Communes in the St-Maurice district, Valais

Child and Adult Protection Authority of the St-Maurice district.

2009 — 2011
Legal Internship at Étude Vocat & Revaz

Two-year legal internship.


2012 — Now
Member at Swiss Bar Association (SBA) and Wallis Bar Association

Member of the Swiss Bar Association Specialized Commission on Family Law (French-speaking part) since 2023

2017 — Now

Verein Fachanwältinnen und Fachanwälte SAV Familienrecht.

2020 — Now
Member at Specialized commission for family law of the Wallis Bar Association
2019 — 2023
Club Secretary at Kiwanis Bex-Salin


2023 — Now
LL.M. Tax at Université de Genève

Student ; in parallel with professional activity

2016 — 2018
Certificate in advanced studies in Family Law at Universités de Neuchâtel et Genève
Neuchâtel & Geneva

In the top 3.

2009 — 2011
Barrister's certificate at State of Valais

Legal internship at Etude Vocat & Revaz, Martigny.

2007 — 2009
Bachelor of Law at Université de Fribourg

Magna cum Laude mention, three-year course completed in three semesters

2006 — 2008
Master of Law at Universités de Lausanne et de Genève

Master in Law, Crime and Security of New Technologies

2003 — 2006
Bachelor of Forensic Science at Université de Lausanne

Magna cum Laude mention


ISO 9001:2015 and ISO 14001:2015 certifications at Damien Hottelier | Avocat

Obtained ISO 9001:2015 and 14001:2015 certification for the organisation of the Study as well as the Valais Excellence label for CSR commitment