Xavier Rieder was born in 1991. He obtained a Bachelor of Laws from the University of Geneva in 2015. While studying for his Master of Laws at the University of Geneva and Basel, he attended the University of Exeter for one semester as part of the Erasmus exchange programme. He obtained a certificate of advanced studies in legal professions from the University of Geneva in 2017.
He joined the law firm Canonica Valticos de Preux + Associés in September 2017 as a trainee lawyer