Gilles Monnier
Member of the Bar
Doctor of Jurisprudence
Former Professor at the University of Lausanne

Tel. : 021/601.53.50
Fax : 021/601.53.51
email: gm@gm-av.ch

Gilles Monnier
Former Professor at the University of Lausanne

Law degree, Doctor of Jurisprudence
Former Professor, Dept. of Law and Criminal Science, University of Lausanne
Admitted to the Bar (2000)


Areas of activity

  • Civil law
  • Contract law
  • Criminal law
  • Family law
  • Commercial law
  • Administrative law
  • Personal liability and insurance law
  • Construction law and land use planning
  • Debt enforcement and bankruptcy
  • Intellectual property
  • Legal representation

Member of the:

  • Vaud Bar Association
  • Swiss Bar Association

Languages:

French, English, German

Professionnal experience:

  • Professor at the University of Lausanne (2006-2011)
  • Lecturer at the University of Lausanne (2001-2002)
  • Law Clerk at the Federal Commission for Data Protection (1999-2007)
  • Responsible Manager of the legal curriculum, training programme for the Federal Accountant’s Certificate (2000-2001)
  • First secretary of the Conference for the Pupil Advocates of the Bar (1999-2000)
  • Second secretary of the Conference for the Pupil Advocates of the Bar (1998-1999)
  • University award for doctoral dissertation

Lectures and publications

  • “Consent and other Justifications in Criminal Law”, in Commentaire romand du Code pénal, Basel (2021)

  • “The State of Necessity”, in Commentaire romand du Code pénal, Basel (2021)
  • “Self-Defence”, in Commentaire romand du Code pénal, Basel (2021)
  • Court of Criminal Law and Procedure, University of Lausanne, Certificate of Advanced Studies (CAS) in Forensic Psychiatry and Psychology (2021)
  • “Commentary of computer offenses” (art. 143, 143bis, 144bis et 179novies CP), in Commentaire romand du Code pénal, Basel (2017)

  • “Commentary of damages to property offense” (art. 144 CP), in Commentaire romand du Code pénal, Basel (2017)

  • “General and Special Criminal Law”, lecture for the professional development programme of French-speaking Swiss lawyers (2016)

  • “Non-compliant pre-trial detention”,  Plaidoyer 4/15 (2015)

  • “General and Special Criminal Law”, lecture for the professional development programme of French-speaking Swiss lawyers (2015)

  • “Custody awaiting trial”, lecture for the professional development programme for the Canton of Vaud Bar Association (2014)

  • “General and Special Criminal Law”, lecture for the professional development programme of French-speaking Swiss lawyers (2014)

  • “Law and Information Technology”, lecture at the Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne (EPFL) (2013)

  • “General and Special Criminal Law”, lecture for the professional development programme of French-speaking Swiss lawyers (2013)

  • “Measures : risks for the convicted person”, lecture for the Swiss Society of Criminal Law (2013)

  • “General and Special Criminal Law”, lecture for the professional development programme of French-speaking Swiss lawyers (2013)

  • “Criminal Law, execution of sentence and forensic psychiatry”, lecture for the Certificate of Advanced Studies in forensic psychiatry of the University of Lausanne (2012)

  • “Law and Information Technology”, lecture at the Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne (EPFL) (2012)

  • Commentary on the Swiss Criminal Code, co-author, Basel (2011)

  • “The New Swiss Criminal Procedure”, lecture for lawyers of the Canton of the Jura, programme for professional development (2011)

  • “Cybercriminality”, lecture at the Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne (EPFL) (2011)

  • “Major Aspects of the New Swiss Criminal Procedure”, lecture at the Office du Tuteur Général of the Canton de Vaud (2011)

  • “General and Special Criminal Law”, lecture for the professional development programme of Swiss-French lawyers (2011)

  • “Journalism, Citizen and the Protection of Sources”, co-author, medialex 4/10, (2010)

  • “From Mail to Email”, in 300 ans d’enseignement du droit à Lausanne, Geneva, Zurich, Basel (2010)

  • “Criminal Law and the New Criminal Procedure: Changes for the Media?”, lecture for a seminar of the Forum Suisse pour le Droit de la Communication and Presse suisse (2010)

  • “Hacking: Present Stakes in Light of the Hacker Croll Case”, medialex 3/10 (2010)

  • “Cybercriminality”, lecture at the Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne (EPFL) (2010)

  • “WiFi, Corporate Responsibility, Criminal Law and Data Protection”, lecture at the Association suisse de la sécurité des systèmes d’information (2009)

  • “Computer Hacking in Criminal Law”, sic! 3/2009 (2009)

  • “Consent and other Justifications in Criminal Law”, in Commentaire romand du Code pénal, Basel (2009)

  • “The State of Necessity”, in Commentaire romand du Code pénal, Basel (2009)

  • “Self-Defence”, in Commentaire romand du Code pénal, Basel (2009)

  • “Electronic Signatures and Archives”, lecture for company and institutional IT managers (2008)

  • “Annotated Criminal Code for the Canton de Vaud, with Agreement on Judicial Cooperation, LAVI and the Execution of Annotated Sentences”, co-author (2008)

  • “Computer Security and Criminal Law”, lecture at the Forum Suisse pour le Droit de la Communication, University of Geneva (2008)

  • “Criminal Law and Technical Progress: Reform and Adapt? “, lecture for the 300th centennial of the Department of Law at the University of Lausanne (2008)

  • “Cybercriminality”, lecture at the Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne (EPFL) (2008)

  • “Commentary on the Swiss Criminal Code and Swiss Criminal Law of Minors”, co-author, Basel (2008)

  • “Cybercriminality, in Particular Pornography on the Internet”, lecture at the Centre hospitalier universitaire vaudois (CHUV) (2007)

  • “Law and New Technologies”, lecture at the Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne (EPFL) (2007)

  • “Data Protection and Internet”, lecture at the Swiss Association of Bank Auditors (2006)

  • “Civil and Criminal Liability in Diving”, lecture at the Swiss Underwater & Hyperbaric Medical Society (SUHMS) (2006)

  • “Data Protection and Security, in Particular on the Internet”, lecture for IT managers of the Swiss cantonal banks (2004)

  • “International Cooperation in Criminal Matters”, EIMP/TEJUS/LTEJUS/TEXUS, co-author (2004)

  • “Right of Access to Personal Data” by a Medium, Swiss Personality Rights, Aspects Concerning Constitutional, Criminal and Procedural Law, Bern (1999)

Gilles Monnier

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