Dr iur Monique Sturny > Walder Wyss Ltd. > Zurich, Switzerland > Lawyer Profile

Walder Wyss Ltd.
PO BOX 1236

Work Department

Competition & Antitrust




Monique Sturny is a partner at Walder Wyss. She advises companies on all aspects of competition law and distribution law matters, assists them in merger control proceedings and represents them in proceedings before competition authorities and courts. She has extensive experience with respect to setting up of distribution systems and negotiating complex cooperation agreements. She handles matters across a wide range of sectors, with particular in-depth knowledge in the healthcare sector and with respect to legal issues relating to data and the digital economy. She regularly speaks and publishes in her fields of expertise.

Before joining Walder Wyss in 2013, she worked for a major law firm in Zurich for several years.


Monique Sturny's professional languages are German, English and French.


In 2020, the Swiss Competition Commission appointed Monique Sturny as Non-Governmental Advisor to the International Competition Network (ICN) for the coming three years. Monique Sturny is a co-founder and board member of Women At Competition Switzerland, a network connecting female competition law professionals in Switzerland. In addition, she co-chairs the Schulthess Juristische Medien Ltd.’s conference on competition law and is a co-editor of the Swiss Journal for Competition Law.


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).

Lawyer Rankings

Switzerland > Competition

(Next Generation Partners)

Monique Sturny – Walder Wyss Ltd.

Fielding a broad competition offering across the media, banking and healthcare sectors, among others, ‘highly professional’ and ‘responsive’ Walder Wyss Ltd. has notable expertise in managing a variety of Phase II merger control proceedings. Its breadth of expertise also extends to other areas such as IT and telecoms, construction, and transport, to name a few. The practice is jointly led by Reto Jacobs, who excels in complex merger filings and distribution systems, and Monique Sturny, who is particularly adept in the healthcare sector, especially with regard to legal issues in the digital economy and the distribution of luxury and consumer goods.