Astrid Mounier

Astrid Mounier

lic. iur., LL.M., lic. oec. HSG, Attorney at Law

Hirschgaesslein 11
CH-4010 Basel

Tel +41 58 200 30 00

Fax +41 58 200 30 11


Julia Grollimund

Astrid Mounier combines legal expertise with business knowledge and management experience. She has indepth know how in mergers&acquistions, venture capital and private equity projects. She assists clients in a wide array of commercial law issues, including negotiating and drafting of licence deals, distribution structures and contracts with suppliers and service providers. Astrid also specializes in intellectual property, in particular trademarks and copyright, as well as e-commerce. She also gives support in employment related issues. Her broad knowledge and experience enable Astrid to serve as external general counsel for SMEs and start-up companies. Many of her clients come from pharma and health sector. Before starting her carreer as a lawyer Astrid worked as head of controlling and cost accounting in a large industrial firm.

Practice areas
  • Mergers & Acquistions
  • Private equity
  • Corporate law
  • Contracts, commercial law
  • Employment
  • Intellectual Property
  • External general legal counsel
Practice groups
  • M&A, capital markets and corporate
  • IT/IP and competition law
  • Employment law
  • 2008: LL.M. with specialization in intellectual property, Europainstitut University of Zurich
  • 1999: Bar exam, Basel-City
  • 1995: lic .iur., University of Basel
  • 1979: lic. oec. HSG, University of St.Gallen
Experience / Career
  • since 2001: Attorney at law with Kellerhals Carrard
  • 1999-2000: Attorney at law with Dürr Vögele Partner
  • 1996-1997: Internships with two law firms, civil court Basel-Stadt and appellate court of Basel-Stadt
  • 1986-1990: Head of controlling and cost accounting, Sulzer-Rüti 
  • 1980-1985: Controller Ciba-Geigy, Basel and Toms River (USA)
  • German
  • English
  • French
  • Swiss Bar Association (SAV/FSA)
  • Basel Bar Association
  • INGRES (Institut für gewerblichen Rechtsschutz)
  • AIPPI (Association internationale pour la protection de la propriété intellectuelle)


Further activities
  • Member of the board of Spitex Fricktal AG
  • Member of the CVP regional party executive committee Rheinfelden