LALIVE is an international and independent law firm based in Switzerland, with offices in Geneva, Zurich and Doha (LALIVE IN QATAR LLC). The firm is renowned for its expertise and experience in international legal matters, and provides global dispute resolution and advisory services to clients in Switzerland and around the world.


Phone: +41 58 105 20 00
Fax: +41 58 105 20 60

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Contributing Lawyers

  • Sandrine Giroud - Details

    Sandrine Giroud joined LALIVE in 2009 and is a partner of the firm. She specialises in domestic and international litigation. She primarily advises and represents clients in complex multi-jurisdictional proceedings, in particular in commercial and banking litigation, private clients and trust disputes, recognition and 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.

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  • Dominik Elmiger - Details

    Dominik Elmiger joined LALIVE in 2015. He specialises in domestic and cross-border litigation in civil, commercial and corporate law. He also has experience in economic criminal law proceedings, debt recovery and insolvency proceedings as well as enforcement proceedings.

    Dominik Elmiger is a member of the Zurich Bar Association (ZAV) and the Swiss Bar Association (SAV).

    Prior to joining LALIVE, Dominik Elmiger worked as an associate in the dispute resolution team of a leading law firm in Zurich (2011-2014) and trained with a well-known Zurich law firm (2007-2009).

    Dominik Elmiger holds a Master’s degree from the University of St. Gallen (M.A. HSG in Law, 2007) and a Master of Laws (LL.M., 2015, with distinction) from University College London (UCL).

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