Dr. iur., LL.M., Attorney at Law
Monique Sturny is a managing associate in the Information Technology, Intellectual Property and Competition Team. She advises Swiss and international clients with respect to all aspects of competition, distribution and data protection law, including contract law matters.
Monique Sturny regularly assists clients in setting up of distribution systems and drafting of distribution agreements. She has broad experience advising clients on competition and data protection law compliance matters. She represents clients in competition and data protection law proceedings before courts and administrative bodies. She regularly speaks and publishes in her fields of expertise.
Monique Sturny was educated at the University of Fribourg (lic. iur., 2002, with special mentions «European Law» and «bilingual» German-French) and the London School of Economics and Political Science (LL.M. 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 for a major law firm in Zurich for several years. Monique Sturny has been selected as a 'future leader' in competition law in Who’s Who Legal’s 2018 edition, referring to her as a 'leading practitioner in the intersection between competition and data protection law'. In Who’s Who Legal’s 2019 edition Monique Sturny was again listed as a 'future leader', describing her as a 'well-experienced practitioner, with strong analytical skills'.
Monique Sturny's professional languages are German, English and French. She is registered with the Zurich Bar Registry and is admitted to practice in all of Switzerland.