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Sandrine Giroud

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Practice Areas

Specialises in domestic and international litigation, focus on commercial disputes, fraud and asset recovery, white collar crime, mutual legal assistance in civil and criminal matters (including extradition), art and cultural property, trust and estate disputes, media law,public international law (including immunities from jurisdiction and enforcement), human rights.

Career

oined LALIVE in 2009. Partner since 2017. Before joining LALIVE, worked as legal adviser at Swiss Federal Office of Justice, Berne (2006-08).

Professional Memberships

Member, Geneva Bar Association (ODA); Swiss Bar Association (FSA/SAV); International Bar Association (IBA); Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP); Geneva Association of Business Law (AGDA); Executive Board and President Human Rights Committee, Geneva Bar Association (ODA); Officer, IBA Litigation Committee since 2015; Board of Swiss National Museum, Board of Art Law Foundation (co-directed 2014 -2017); Task Force, Responsible Art Market Initiative (RAM); Professional Advisors International Art Market (PAIAM); Advisory board, arbitrator, Court of Arbitration for Art (CAfA).

Personal

Languages: French, English, German. L.L.M in International Dispute Resolution issued jointly by University of Geneva and Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies (2009), STEP advanced certificate in law of trusts (2012), law degree University of Fribourg (2003); studied University of Bristol (2000-01) and International Humanitarian Law Unit, University of Nottingham (2004).