Sandra Spirig



Sandra Spirig has been a Partner with Thouvenin Rechtsanwälte since 2019. She specializes in Swiss and international inheritance law, offering advice to Swiss and foreign private clients on estate planning (wills, pre- and post-nuptial 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.

Professional Experience
Since 2019
Partner, Thouvenin Rechtsanwälte KLG, Zurich
Counsel, Thouvenin Rechtsanwälte KLG, Zurich
2014 – 2016
Associate, Bär & Karrer, Zurich
2002 – 2013
Associate, Nobel & Hug Attorneys, Zurich
1996 – 2000
Trainee and Junior Associate, Nobel & Hug Attorneys, Zurich
Court Clerk, District Court of Untertoggenburg, Gossau
Legal Education
Certified Specialist SBA Inheritance Law
University of Melbourne, Australia, Master of Law (LL.M.)
Admitted to the Bar
University of St. Gallen (HSG), Master of Law (lic. iur.)
Practice areas
  • Inheritance, Estate and Asset Planning
  • Family Office, Estate Administration and Executorship
  • Contentious Matters relating to Trusts, Foundations, Estates and Inheritance
  • Litigation

German, English, French

  • Swiss and Zurich Bar Associations
  • Verein Successio


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