Monique Kerguen



t +4122 702 07 00


French, English, Spanish

Practice Areas

Commercial, Corporate, M&A, Sanctions, Compliance & Enforcement

Domestic and International Tax, Corporate and Commercial, Dispute Resolution

Monique is a member of the commercial team of Chabrier Avocats. She is specialised in corporate, contractual and commercial matters. Thanks to her extensive experience in the tax field, Monique has gained a good knowledge of domestic and international tax issues and has worked on several corporate and individual tax matters.

Monique has also developed through the years a strong know-how on international sanctions and trade embargoes, as well as on ESG (Environmental, Social and Governance) questions and regularly assists clients in implementing or reviewing ESG policies.

Notable work

  • Drafting and negotiating share purchase agreements, shareholders agreements and other corporate documents and commercial contracts
  • Assisting several commodities trading companies on regulatory and contractual issues
  • Advising and assisting entities and individuals regarding sanctions law
  • Advising trading companies on the implementation of the ESG matters, including Swiss reporting and due diligence obligations with respect to metals and child labor
  • Assisting a foreign State in relation to an important financial fraud committed in Switzerland
  • Assisting clients in relation to the negotiation of tax rulings with Swiss tax authorities (cantonal and federal)


  • Graduated from the University of Geneva with exchange semesters in Barcelona (2009)
  • Joined Chabrier Avocats (2012)