Sandrine Giroud specialises in domestic and international litigation. She primarily advises and represents clients in high value commercial dispute and complex multi-jurisdictional proceedings, in particular in commercial and banking litigation, private clients and trust disputes, enforcement of foreign judgments, asset recovery, civil and criminal international legal assistance including extradition and public international law including immunity issues.

Sandrine Giroud has particular expertise in art law, advising art collectors, art market professionals and museums on all art-related legal issues with a special focus on dispute resolution and transactional matters.

Sandrine Giroud is a member of the International Bar Association (IBA), the American Bar Association (ABA), the Swiss Bar Association (SAV/FSA), and of the Professional Advisors to the International Art Market (PAIAM). She acts as President of the Human Rights committee of the Geneva Bar Association (ODA), she is also a member of the Board of the Art Law Foundation and of the Foundation council of the Swiss National Museum. She is a regular speaker at international conferences and frequently publishes on matters related to her fields of expertise.

Prior to joining LALIVE, Sandrine Giroud worked as a legal adviser at the Swiss Federal Office of Justice in Berne (2006-08).

Sandrine Giroud holds an LL.M. in International Dispute Settlement from the University of Geneva (2009) and a STEP Advanced Certificate in Trust Disputes from the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (2012). She graduated magna cum laude from the University of Fribourg with a Master of Law, majoring in European Law (2003) and also attended the University of Bristol as an exchange student (2000-01) and the Human Rights Centre of the University of Nottingham (2004).


Deutsch, Französisch, Englisch



Legal 500, Switzerland, Dispute Resolution: litigation (Tier 2), 2017 01.01.2017
Sandrine Giroud highlighted as a next generation lawyer.
Who's Who Legal Asset Recovery: Lawyers - 2017 01.01.2017
Who's Who Legal Litigation: Lawyers 01.01.2017
Who’s Who Legal, Switzerland, Private Client, 2017 01.01.2017
Sandrine Giroud among the top practitioners in Switzerland.
Selected among Top 100 Women in Investigations 2015 01.01.2015

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