Edouard Kaiflin


International asset recovery, enforcement of foreign judgments and arbitral awards, white collar crime.


Edouard Kaiflin holds a Bachelor of Laws (2011), a Master of Laws (2013) and a Certificate of Advanced Studies in Legal Professions (2013) from the University of Geneva.

As part of his Master Degree, Edouard Kaiflin studied at the Russian State University of Justice and Lomonosov Moscow State University. He also worked as a trainee lawyer in law firms in Moscow.

Edouard Kaiflin completed his legal traineeship at LALIVE. He was admitted to the Geneva Bar in 2015.

From 2015 to 2017, Edouard Kaiflin set up entrepreneurial projects in Colombia within the Peace Process

Edouard Kaiflin joined Monfrini Bitton Klein as an associate in April 2018. He is counsel since January 2024.


Practice areas

Edouard Kaiflin is active in domestic and cross border litigation, in particular international asset recovery and white-collar crime. He acts in complex cases involving individuals and companies.

Professional affiliations

Edouard Kaiflin is a member of the Geneva Bar Association and the Swiss Bar Association.

He is also a member of ICC FraudNet Future for Switzerland, the worldwide network of leading lawyers who specialise in asset tracing and recovery.


22 February 2024, FIRE Starters Global Summit: Dublin, ThoughtLeaders4 FIRE | TL4FIREUsing Insolvency Offensively & When and How to Maximise Recovery (Workshop Sessions).

24 February 2023, ThoughtLeaders4 FIRE | TL4FIRE, 'Interaction between Fraud & Insolvency when Injunctions are contemplated and implemented'

1 October 2022, AIJA's seminar, ‘No Time to Die’: How to conduct an internal investigation and boost your fact-finding for effective prosecution and litigation relating to the breaches of R&W.

Practice areas

Civil and criminal litigation:

  • White collar crime
  • International asset recovery
  • Recognition and enforcement of foreign judgments and arbitral awards
  • Debt collection and bankruptcy