Thomas Fontaine
Director
Area of expertise
A qualified lawyer, Dr. Thomas Fontaine advises Reyl Private Office’s clients on corporate and wealth planning issues within an international context.

Career
Thomas served as an in-house lawyer with Fortis Bank, Merchant Banking, in Paris in 2007. He then worked as an associate in the European Global Finance Group of Orrick Rambaud Martel in Paris, advising clients on shipping and other structured asset finance transactions. He settled in Switzerland in 2009 with the law firm lecocqassociate where he structured investment funds and advised international clients on their private and financial issues. He joined REYL Group in 2011.

University education
Thomas obtained a Master in Business Law in 2002 and a Postgraduate degree in Contract Law in 2003 (Major in International Contract Law) from the Paris Descartes University. In 2008, he was granted the title of Doctor of Law after completing a Ph.D in Project Finance’s investment guarantee mechanisms and passing the Paris Bar examination.