Mr Alexander Troller > LALIVE > Geneva, Switzerland > Lawyer Profile

PO BOX 6569
1211 GENEVA 6
Alexander Troller photo

Work Department

Domestic and international Litigation.


Partner at LALIVE. His practice areas are domestic and international litigation, banking and finance, white-collar crime, corporate and commercial law, private clients and


Admitted in Geneva. Joined LALIVE in 1997 – Partner. Previously held several positions in banking and industry in Switzerland and abroad; appointed in 2004 as Senior Special Fellow to the UN Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) – Legal aspects of public debt management programme.


French, English, German.


Incl. Geneva Bar Association (Member of the Bar Council), Geneva Association for Business Law, Geneva Society of Law and Legislation, Swiss Society of Jurists, Swiss Chapter of the International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property.


Admitted in Geneva (1991); Law degree, University of Geneva (1989).

Lawyer Rankings

Switzerland > Private client

The team at LALIVE is active in litigation and arbitration proceedings such as divorces, disputes between individuals and private banks, and international inheritance law. It also assists with art law and philanthropy issues and advises trusts. The practice is led by litigators Alexander Troller and Sandrine Giroud in Geneva and inheritance law expert Werner Jahnel and Simone Nadelhofer in Zurich.

Switzerland > Leading firms: French-speaking Switzerland

LALIVE is highly regarded for its strong expertise in a breadth of litigation and arbitration cases. The team can also advise on banking, finance and private client matters. Key contacts at the firm are Matthias Scherer, Alexander TrollerSandrine Giroud, Domitille Baizeau, Marc Henzelin, Veijo Heiskanen and Michael Schneider.

Switzerland > Dispute resolution: litigation

Recognised in the market as strong dispute practitioners, LALIVE has considerable experience of civil and criminal litigation cases. The team is regularly instructed by banks, sports organisations, companies and individuals in a wide range of topics, covering among others private client, commercial, IP and asset recovery mandates. The group is jointly led by the Geneva-based Alexander Troller and André Brunschweiler, who are noted for their broad practice. Also in the Geneva office, Marc Henzelin stands out for his white-collar criminal law and investigations expertise, while Sandrine Giroud has a track record in disputes concerning private wealth. Other key contacts are Simone Nadelhofer and Matthias Gstoehl.

Switzerland > Banking and finance: Geneva

The team at LALIVE has a particular niche acting for corporate investors and private clients pursuing actions against banks and other financial institutions. The team, which is headed up by Alexander TrollerMarc Henzelin and Sandrine Giroud, also assists with regulatory matters, as well as investigations and compliance. The group also handles a stream of work relating to bank insolvencies. Matthias Gstoehl and counsel Nicolas Ollivier are also noted.