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Thouvenin Rechtsanwälte
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Work Department

Private Clients - Inheritance, Estate and Asset Planning, Dispute Resolution


Sandra specializes in Swiss and international inheritance law, offering advice to Swiss and foreign private clients on estate planning (wills, pre- and postnuptial agreements, inheritance agreements and foundations) and on the handling of estates. She further represents clients in inheritance litigation before national authorities and courts. Her other areas of expertise include matrimonial property and divorce law, child and adoption law, adult protection law (advance care directives and living wills) as well as association and foundation law.

Sandra Spirig is a certified specialist SBA in inheritance law and a lecturer at the University of Zurich in matrimonial property and inheritance law.


Since 2019      Partner, Thouvenin Rechtsanwälte KLG, Zurich

2016 – 2019      Counsel, Thouvenin Rechtsanwälte KLG, Zurich

2014 – 2016      Associate, Bär & Karrer AG, Zurich

2002 – 2013      Associate, Nobel & Hug Attorneys, Zurich

1996 – 2000      Trainee and Junior Associate, Nobel & Hug Attorneys, Zurich

1995                  Court Clerk, District Court of Untertoggenburg, Gossau


German, English and French


Swiss and Zurich Bar Association

Verein Successio


2013                Certified Specialist SBA Inheritance Law

2002                University of Melbourne, Australia, Master of Law (LL.M.)

1997                Admitted to the Bar

1995                University of St. Gallen (HSG), Master of Law (lic. iur.)

Lawyer Rankings

Switzerland > Private client

Thouvenin Rechtsanwälte handles the full spectrum of private client mandates spanning estate planning issues, wills, pre and post-nuptial agreements and estate litigation. The practice is headed up by Sandra Spirig, Daniel Stoll and Pius Bumann, and clients compliment the group on its ‘long-standing expertise‘ and ability to provide ‘tailor-made advice‘.