Chantal joined ARTICLE 19 in 2022. Her work focuses on platforms regulation (content aspects) and freedom of expression issues relating to national security and privacy. Prior to joining ARTICLE 19, Chantal was an Associate at public international law firm Volterra Fietta, where she represented States and private entities before international and domestic courts and tribunals, including the International Court of Justice, and advised on a wide range of public international law matters, including international trade law, international criminal law, international human rights law, State immunity and the protection of foreign investments.
Before that, Chantal practiced domestic and international litigation and advised clients on corporate matters, including, insolvency and white collar crime, at two leading Swiss law firms. In addition to her experience in private practice, Chantal worked as a judicial clerk in a Swiss district court. She also worked for several human rights organisations, where she focused on issues related to business and human rights, international refugee law and human rights in the digital age.
Chantal holds a law degree from the University of Zurich and an LLM from King’s College London, where she focused on public international law and international human rights law. She was admitted to the Swiss bar (Zurich) in 2018.