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Kathrin Lanz Kneissler
lic. iur., LL.M.
T +41 58 258 16 00
F +41 58 258 16 99
German, French, English
Kathrin Lanz specialises in construction and real estate law, with a focus on public construction and planning law. She has several years of experience as an official lawyer in the legal office of the Construction, Transport and Energy Directorate of the Canton of Bern (today: BVD), where she independently instructed administrative appeal proceedings and drafted appeal decisions as well as assisted in legislative projects. Kathrin Lanz is experienced in conducting administrative and administrative appeal proceedings under public law, namely building and planning proceedings as well as building police proceedings in all areas of law (including environmental protection law, nature and heritage protection law, water protection, hydraulic engineering). She has been active for 20 years as an advisor and litigator (administrative proceedings, according to the Federal Administrative Procedure Act and cantonal procedural codes, in particular VRPG/BE). In addition, Kathrin Lanz regularly publishes in her field of expertise.
Admitted to the Swiss Bar since 1999.
- LL.M., College of Europe, Brügge (2002)
- Bar exam Court of Appeal Bern (1999)
- lic. iur., University of Bern (1997)
- Bern Bar Association (BAV)
- Swiss Bar Association (SAV)
- Bern Lawyers' Association (BJV)
- General administrative law
- Building and planning law
- Environmental law