Monique Sturny advises domestic and foreign companies on competition law, distribution law and data protection law matters. Her practice has a particular focus on legal issues surrounding digitalisation, in particular relating to the handling of data and e-commerce. She has broad experience assisting clients in setting up of distribution systems and compliance programmes. She assists in merger filings and represents clients both in courts and before administrative bodies. Monique Sturny regularly gives talks and publishes in her fields of expertise.
Monique Sturny was educated at the University of Fribourg (lic iur, 2002, with special mentions in European Law and bilingual German-French) and the London School of Economics and Political Science (LLM in international business law, 2007). She has written a doctoral thesis on the influence of EU law on the development of Swiss competition law at the University of Berne (Dr iur, summa cum laude, 2013). Before joining Walder Wyss in 2013, she worked at a large business law firm in Zurich for several years.
Monique Sturny speaks German, English and French. She is registered with the Zurich Bar Registry and is admitted to practise in all of Switzerland.
With around 230 legal experts, Walder Wyss is one of the most successful and fastest growing Swiss commercial law firms, with offices in Zurich, Geneva, Basel, Berne, Lausanne and Lugano. The firm specialises in corporate and commercial law, banking and finance, intellectual property and competition law, dispute resolution and tax law. Clients include national and international companies, publicly held corporations and family businesses as well as public law institutions and private clients.