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White-Collar Crime - Switzerland
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Sonja Maeder Morvant has extensiv experience representing clients in white collar crime matters. She assists individuals and businesses as part of complex transnational proceedings, in particular in cases involving corruption, breach of fiduciary duties, money laundering and cybercrime. She also coordinates and litigates transnational asset recovery proceedings. She advises clients both on legal aspects and litigation strategy.
Sonja Maeder Morvant is a co-founder of Reiser Avocats. Previously, she practised at various prestigious law firms for many years. She also worked as a judicial assistant at the Office of the Attorney general, which enables her to assess her criminal cases from the perspective of public authorities.
She is also member of the supervisory board of the NGO Trial International and member of the board of the Geneva Free Port.
SHe holds a Master degree in Law and an LL.M in International Humanitarian law.
Co-chair of the IBA Business crime committee; Member of the ABA; Member of the Geneva Bar Association
Sonja Maeder Morvant regularly publishes in the field of international criminal law and mutual legal assistance in criminal matters.
Sonja Maeder Morvant speaks fluently French, English, German and Italian and has basic knowledge of Spanish.