Nicolas Perrigault

Of Counsel

Rue du Grand-Chêne 8
Case Postale 240
CH-1001 Lausanne

T. +41 (0)21 348 11 88
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Nicolas Perrigault is of Counsel to Bonnard Lawson since January 2022.

Practice areas

Nicolas is a Swiss attorney-at-law and a certified Swiss tax expert with over than 25 years of practice in Swiss and international taxation. Nicolas advises companies of all sizes and stages, from start-ups to SMEs to large-cap multinational entities. He also provides advisory services to independent entrepreneurs, individuals, families and exempted institutions on various aspects related to:

  • Personal tax
  • Corporate tax
  • Transaction taxation
  • VAT and indirect duties
  • Tax dispute
  • Tax due diligence
  • Voluntary disclosures
  • Financing, private equity transaction, merger and acquisition
  • Estate, gift, trusts and charitable actions.

Nicolas provides tax advice on the full range of domestic and international tax laws, with a focus on delivering pragmatic and actionnable solutions.

When not at the firm, Nicolas has several other functions and positions. He is a director at Intermandat SA in Lausanne, a midcap fiduciary, accounting and audit firm, where he overviews the tax department. As a member of the Board of several other entities active in manufacturing in Suisse Romande, Nicolas is widely experienced at advising operational actors of the economy. He is also on the Board of non-for profit organizations. Nicolas serves as Associate Judge on the State of Vaud Tax Court. The balance between his positions gives Nicolas a dimensional approach to the various tax aspects faced by tax payers and their economic implications.


Chartered Swiss tax expert (2002)
Bar Admission, State of Vaud (1997)
LL.M. in European Law, Brussels (1994)
Masters in Swiss Law, University of Lausanne (1993)


Member of the State of Vaud Bar Association (OAV) and the Swiss Federation of Lawyers (FSA)
Member of the chartered Swiss Tax Expert Association (OREF)
Member of Expert Suisse



Professional experience

Intermandat SA – Head of the tax department and Partner (since 2004)
Associate Judge at the State of Vaud Tax Court (since 2008)
KPMG Lausanne – Head of tax – Romandie (1999 – 2004)
Ernst & Young Geneva – Tax manager (1997 – 1999)
Morton, Fraser, Milligan Solicitors, commercial Dpt. Edinburgh (1995)

Practice Areas