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Experience & Expertise

We act as counsel in the following non-contentious matters:

  • Sale and purchase of commercial buildings (i.e. office, industrial and retail buildings, shopping centers, hotels and resorts);
  • Sale and purchase of residential properties;
  • Sale and purchase of development sites;
  • Sale and purchase of real estate portfolios;
  • Sale and leaseback transactions;
  • Real estate acquisitions by way of share-purchase transactions;
  • Advising bidders at public and private auctions;
  • Negotiating and drafting of strategic commercial and retail leases;
  • Advising buyers and banks on financing of real estate transactions.

Our Real Estate Group assists our clients in performing the due diligence review and in drafting, negotiating, implementing and enforcing all types of real estate contracts. We advise on real estate related matters such as construction, environmental law aspects, tax and administrative matters, special rights and encumbrances on properties, and real estate owner’s liability. We have extensive experience throughout the Swiss real estate sector in both the commercial and the residential property markets.

We represent clients in contentious matters such as:

  • Adjudication, conciliation and mediation proceedings pertaining to post-closing disputes;
  • Litigation of post-closing disputes;
  • Litigation of lease disputes;
  • Litigation of statutory liens disputes.