Katia FAVREAttorney-at-Law & Master in Computer Science -Thouvenin Rechtsanwälte

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Katia Favre has been an Associate with Thouvenin Rechtsanwälte since 2010. Katia specializes in contract law, such as outsourcing, managed services, licensing agreements in the field of information and communication technologies (ICT), data protection and regulatory issues. Katia has advised and acted as counsel for major international ICT companies and for major companies for their procurement of ICT services.

Katia also advises companies and private clients on commercial matters, including labour law.

Legal500 recommends Katia Favre for TMT and describes her as “responsive, knowledgeable and to-the-point” and being “highly appreciated by clients.” (2018)

Chambers and Partners rank Katia as ‘Recognised Practitioner’ in the area of TMT.

Professional Experience

Since 2010

Associate, Thouvenin Rechtsanwälte KLG, Zurich

2005 – 2009

Member of the senior management of Credit Suisse in Zurich, advising the ICT department

1999 – 2003

Associate, Schaufelberger & van Hoboken, Zollikon/Zurich

Legal Education / Bar Admission


University of Zurich, J.D. (Dr. iur.)


University of Fribourg, Master’s degree in computer science


Admitted to the Bar


University of Neuchâtel, Master of Law (lic. iur.)

Practice areas

  • New Technology, ICT and Data Protection
  • Employment & Migration
  • Distribution, Competition and Intellectual Property Law
  • Administrative Proceedings
  • Corporate
  • Mergers & Acquisitions


German, French, English


Swiss and Zurich Bar Association
ISSS Information Security Society Switzerland


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