"She has a great handle of the law and is particularly wise in strategic planning"
"Sandrine has been a fantastic choice for us on Swiss law"
"She is highly recommended for her tenacity and the quality of her legal analysis"
Sandrine Giroud is a partner at LALIVE, one of the Swiss leading firms in asset recovery. She is internationally recognised for her practice in complex domestic and international civil and criminal litigation. Her areas of focus include asset recovery, judgement enforcement, fraud, white collar crime as well as civil and criminal mutual legal assistance.
Sandrine has been acting as counsel in some of the most important fraud cases in Switzerland of recent years and is currently conducting investigations proceedings in matters involving amounts of over USD 1 billion, carried out in multiple jurisdictions simultaneously.
She is a member of the Executive Board of the Geneva Bar Association (ODA) and is President of its Human Rights Committee. An officer since 2015, she became a senior officer of the IBA Litigation Committee in 2021. She is also a member of the IBA Asset Recovery Subcommittee and in this context regularly contributes to working papers for the UN and other anti-corruption agencies.
Sandrine co-authored and co-edited the reference book on Swiss law on international sanctions and confiscation and regularly writes and speaks on her fields of expertise, including in the general media.
Well respected by her peers in asset recovery worldwide, she was the recipient of the Who’s Who Legal Switzerland Awards 2021 - Lawyer of the Year for Asset Recovery.