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Yves Jeanrenaud, LL.M., MRICS


Schellenberg Wittmer Ltd
15bis, rue des Alpes

P.O. Box 2088

1211 Geneva 1

T +41 22 707 8000
F +41 22 707 8001

French, English, German

T +41 22 707 8000
F +41 22 707 8001

Yves Jeanrenaud is a Partner in Schellenberg Wittmer's Geneva office and he heads the firm’s Real Estate and Construction Group.

Practice Areas / Sectors and Industries

Expertise and Experience

  • Extensive experience in drafting and negotiating agreements for real estate investments and transactions as well as complex leases, total and general work contracts
  • Advising Swiss and foreign clients on various contractual financing and structuring matters
  • Handles litigation and arbitration in these fields
  • Specialized in art law


Professional Experience
Partner at Schellenberg Wittmer

Education and Admission
Bar Admission in Switzerland
Master of Laws (LL.M.), Northwestern University School of Law
lic. iur., University of Zurich

Additional Professional Activities
  • Board Member of RICS Switzerland
  • Member of several professional associations
  • Publications on real estate law and environmental law


  • Chambers Europe: Real Estate
  • Legal 500: Leading individual Real Estate & Construction; leading firms Geneva
  • Who's Who Legal: Construction & Real Estate
  • Expert Guides: Real Estate

Selected Publications

ICLG, Real Estate Law 2015 (Switzerland chapter)
London, February 2015 "This article appeared in the 2015 edition of The International Comparative Legal Guide to: Real Estate; published by Global Legal Group Ltd, London"
Getting the Deal Through 2015, Real Estate (Switzerland chapter)
London 2014 “Reproduced with permission from Law Business Research Ltd. This article was first published in Getting the Deal Through: Real Estate 2015, (published in November 2014; contributing editor: Joseph Philip Forte, DLA Piper LLP (US)). For further information please visit"