Bernard Ayer obtained his certificate of admission to the bar in 1998 with practical work and training at the practice of René Monferini and Laurent Schneuwly in Fribourg.
From 2001 he was in charge of the projects www.ch.ch and Electronic Voting at the Federal Chancellery. He thus directed all the strategic and contractual aspects of these projects. Mr Ayer then represented Switzerland on the “Law and Computing” committee of experts at the Council of Europe, specializing in the law of new technologies.
Concurrently he directed various research and teaching projects as lecturer at the Faculty of Law, University of Fribourg under Prof. Nicolas Michel (1998-2004).
From 2004 -2005 he was an associate with Notter, Mégevand & Associates where he practiced commercial and administrative law at Fribourg and Bern.
In 2006 together with Thierry Gachet he founded the law practice of LexPublica which provides expert advice in the law of public affairs.