Angelina Sgier

Counsel, Zurich

+41 58 105 2000

asgier@lalive.law

Angelina Sgier

Angelina specialises in domestic and cross-border litigation in a broad range of matters, especially banking/commercial litigation and white-collar crime investigations, debt collection/insolvency law and related proceedings in the broader context of asset tracing and asset recovery. She also has experience in advising private clients on marital and inheritance law matters, as well as related issues of private international law.

Recent publications

Precautionary taking of evidence in support of current proceedings
MARTIN BURKHARDT, ANGELINA SGIER
In: International Law Office (ILO), Lexology, 19 February 2019

Commentary to Articles 65 and 79 of the UN Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods (CISG)
CHRISTOPH BRUNNER, ANGELINA SGIER
In: Christoph Brunner (ed.), UN-Kaufrecht – CISG, Stämpflis Handkommentar, 2nd edition, Bern, 2014

Current memberships

  • Member of the Zurich Bar Association (ZAV)
  • Member of the Swiss Bar Association (SAV/FSA)
  • Member of the Zurich Lawyers’ Association (ZJV)
  • Member of the International Bar Association (IBA)
  • Member of the International Association of Young Lawyers (AIJA)
  • Member of the International Association of Restructuring, Insolvency & Bankruptcy Professionals (INSOL International)

 

Career history

  • Counsel, LALIVE, Zurich, 2024 – present
  • Associate, LALIVE, Zurich, 2020 – 2023
  • Associate, Lenz & Staehelin, Zurich, 2017 – 2020
  • Law Clerk, District Court of Zurich, 2013 – 2017
  • Trainee, Lenz & Staehelin, Zurich, 2012 – 2013

Academic qualifications

  • LLM, University of California, Berkeley, School of Law (High Honours, Dean’s List, top 10% of the class), 2021
  • Master of Laws, University of Zurich (summa cum laude), 2012

Practices

  • Asset Recovery & Insolvency
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Investigations, Regulatory & Compliance
  • White Collar Crime

Sectors

  • Art & Cultural Property
  • Banking & Finance

Languages

  • English
  • German
  • Croatian

Nationality

  • Swiss

Admission

  • Switzerland, 2017