A Secure Legal Foundation

Services of the Construction and Real Estate Industry Group

Construction, Real Estate and Hotels

Expertise, Know-How and Experience for the Best Possible Support

Construction is becoming more and more complex and demanding. Laws have to be complied with and permits obtained. With our in-depth specialist knowledge, wealth of experience and multidisciplinary approach, we offer companies professional and comprehensive advice and support in line with their needs in order to ensure the successful realization and management of their projects.

At Bratschi Ltd, the focus is on you and your interests: Your needs form the basis of the consulting offered by our specialists from the Construction and Real Estate Industry Group. In order to show you solution approaches that are as simple and transparent as possible, we always view issues and challenges concerning plots of land, properties, infrastructure facilities, building constructions and the like from a holistic perspective. This means that alongside legal matters we also include economic and financial aspects in our work.

Our Approach – Your Benefits

  • Top-quality and specialized consulting in all public and private law areas of construction and real estate
  • Coordinated and holistic solutions to all problems in the area of construction and real estate
  • Extensive support in the acquisition, planning, approval, realization and management of all kinds of construction and infrastructure facilities
  • Involvement of specialized attorneys from our law firm
  • Formation of teams for successfully addressing complex issues
  • Optimum results thanks to a multidisciplinary approach and the involvement of the right specialists from our law firm where the need arises
  • Holistic thinking as a matter of course

Sustainable Advice Creates Added Value, Utilizes Opportunities and Reduces Risks

Our consulting is geared towards companies operating nationally and internationally in the construction and real estate industry. We support you with the purchase, sale or leasing of land and properties, the planning and approval process, the solution of environmental law issues, contract awards, the conclusion of contracts with planners and contractors and in all areas of facility management. We also have specialized knowledge and extensive experience in public procurement law and with so-called private-public partnership (PPP) projects.

Practical solutions in terms of consulting and the implementation of contracts are a strategic success factor for the construction and real estate industry. You can be sure that our specialists from the Construction and Real Estate Industry Group take the right approach from the outset and are able to present you with the best solution swiftly and efficiently thanks to their experience and know-how.

Our Services

  • Location development
  • Advice on all issues concerning the purchase and sale of land as well as easements, rights of lien etc.
  • Real estate purchase contracts
  • Architecture, planning and project management agreements
  • Contracts for work
  • General and overall contractor agreements
  • Consortium agreements
  • Advice on zoning and special land use planning procedures
  • Advice on planning permission and environmental law procedures
  • Representation in objection and appeal procedures
  • PPP concepts and PPP contracts
  • General and project-related risk management
  • Advice on all leasing issues
  • Advice on real estate and project financing
  • Purchase, sale and consulting of real estate companies
  • Advice and assistance with regard to all tax topics (especially property transfer and property gains tax and value-added tax)

Publications

Publication Fragen zum Gerichtsstand bei komplexen Bauprojekten – Wege zur Verfahrenskoordination Rüedi Pascal, Brönnimann Jürgen, in: AlpTransit Gotthard AG (Hrsg.), Juristische Festschrift zur Eröffnung des Gotthard-Basistunnels 2016, Zürich 2016, S. 261 ff.

Publication Bauphysikalische und sicherheitspolitische Anforderungen Trajkova Renata, in: Griffel Alain/Lininger Hans U./Rausch Heribert/Thurnherr Daniela (Hrsg.), Fachhandbuch Öffentliches Baurecht - Expertenwissen für die Praxis, 2016

Publication Haustechnik Trajkova Renata, in: Griffel Alain/Lininger Hans U./Rausch Heribert/Thurnherr Daniela (Hrsg.), Fachhandbuch Öffentliches Baurecht - Expertenwissen für die Praxis, 2016

Publication Entwicklungen im Raumplanungs-, Bau- und Umweltrecht Häner Isabelle, in: Schweizerische Juristen-Zeitung (SJZ) 2015/111, Nr. 20, S. 496-501

Publication Entwicklungen im Raumplanungs-, Bau- und Umweltrecht Häner Isabelle, in: Schweizerische Juristen-Zeitung (SJZ), 2014, S. 516 ff.

Publication Ausgewählte Gebiete des Bundesverwaltungsrechts (2014) Häner Isabelle, zusammen mit Linhard Andreas/Tschannen Pierre/Uhlmann Felix/Vogel Stefan, 8. Auflage, Basel 2014

Publication Verwaltungsverfahren und Verwaltungsrechtspflege des Bundes Häner Isabelle, zusammen mit Bertschi Martin/Kölzt Alfred (†), 3. Auflage, Zürich 2013

Publication Brennpunkte im Verwaltungsprozess Häner Isabelle, hrsg. zusammen mit Waldmann Bernhard, Zürich 2013

Publication Sicherung eines Grundstücks - Hinweise zum Reservationsvertrag Glatthard Niklaus, zusammen mit Quinto Cornel, in: Blickwinkel, SIA 2/2012, S. 22

Publication Verwaltungsrechtliche Sanktionen im Bau- und Umweltrecht Keusen Ulrich und Lanz Kneissler Kathrin, in: Isabelle Häner/Bernhard Waldmann (Hrsg.), Verwaltungsstrafrecht und sanktionierendes Verwaltungsrecht, Zürich 2010, S. 149 -159 

Publication Qualitätssicherung und Leistungsbeurteilung - Rechtsfragen zur Stellung der Lehrerschaft Häner Isabelle, in: Thomas Gächter/Tobias Jaag (Hrsg.), Das neue Zürcher Volksschulrecht, Zürich 2007, S. 147 ff.

Publication Wer zahlt den gelenkten Lärmschutz? Herzog Thomas, in: Schweizerische Juristen-Zeitung (SJZ) 9/2007, S. 217 ff.

Publication Rechtslage in der Schweiz zur Bekämpfung von Smog Häner Isabelle, in: URP 2007, S. 898 ff.

Publication Anforderungen an die richterliche Unabhängigkeit der BRK-Mitglieder Häner Isabelle, in: PBG aktuell 4/2007, S. 31 ff.

Publication Bau-, umwelt- und verfahrensrechtliche Aspekte des Sportstättenbaus Häner Isabelle, in: Oliver Arter/Margareta Baddeley (Hrsg.), Sport und Recht, Bern 2006, S. 157 ff.

Publication Eine neue Einsprache im baurechtlichen Bewilligungsverfahren? Häner Isabelle, zusammen mit Mörikofer Monika, in: PBG aktuell, Bd. 2, 2005, S. 5 ff.

Publication Überlegungen zum Verbandsbeschwerderecht nach dem Zürcher Stadion-Streit Häner Isabelle, in: Causa Sport 2/2004, S. 1 ff.

Publication Revision Umwelthaftpflichtrecht - Umweltschäden und Ölschäden im besonderen Wyss Lukas, in: Schweiz. Versicherungskurier 5/1997, S. 34 ff.

Publication Estates Involving the United States and Switzerland Arpagaus Reto, for the Embassy of Switzerland, Washington, D.C., 1997

Publication Zwangsvollstreckungsrechtliche Risiken bei Grundpfandrechten Brönnimann Jürgen, in: Wolfgang Wiegand (Hrsg.), Theorie und Praxis der Grundpfandrechte, Berner Bankenrechtstag (BBT), Bd. 3, Bern 1996, S. 133 ff.

Ion Eglin

You Can’t Build with Us, but You Can Bank on Us.

Ion Eglin, Head of the Construction and Real Estate Industry Group



Our team, your specialists.

Our team, your specialists.

Ion Eglin

Head
lic. iur.
Attorney-at-Law and Notary
Partner
Zug
German, English, French, Italian

Ion Eglin

Head
lic. iur.
Attorney-at-Law and Notary
Partner
Zug
German, English, French, Italian

T +41 58 258 18 00
ion.eglin@bratschi.ch

Jürg Bereuter

lic. iur. HSG, Certified Specialist Lawyer SBA in Construction and Real Estate Law
Attorney-at-Law
Partner
St.Gallen
German, English, French

Jürg Bereuter

lic. iur. HSG, Certified Specialist Lawyer SBA in Construction and Real Estate Law
Attorney-at-Law
Partner
St.Gallen
German, English, French

T +41 58 258 14 00
juerg.bereuter@bratschi.ch

Tanja Frischknecht

MLaw
Legal assistant
St.Gallen
German, English, Italian

Tanja Frischknecht

MLaw
Legal assistant
St.Gallen
German, English, Italian

T +41 58 258 14 00
tanja.frischknecht@bratschi.ch

Beatrice Kempf

MLaw, SBA Mediator
Attorney-at-Law
St.Gallen
German, English, French

Beatrice Kempf

MLaw, SBA Mediator
Attorney-at-Law
St.Gallen
German, English, French

T +41 58 258 14 00
beatrice.kempf@bratschi.ch

Ulrich Keusen

CAS Attorney, Certified Specialist SBA Real Estate and Construction Law
Attorney-at-Law
Partner
Berne
German, French, English

Ulrich Keusen

CAS Attorney, Certified Specialist SBA Real Estate and Construction Law
Attorney-at-Law
Partner
Berne
German, French, English

T +41 58 258 16 00
ulrich.keusen@bratschi.ch

Kathrin Lanz Kneissler

lic. iur., LL.M.
Attorney-at-Law
Counsel
Berne
German, French, English

Kathrin Lanz Kneissler

lic. iur., LL.M.
Attorney-at-Law
Counsel
Berne
German, French, English

T +41 58 258 16 00
kathrin.lanz@bratschi.ch

Thomas Schönenberger

lic. iur., LL.M., Certified Specialist Lawyer SBA in Construction and Real Estate Law
Attorney-at-Law
Partner
Chairman of the Board of Directors
St.Gallen
German, English

Thomas Schönenberger

lic. iur., LL.M., Certified Specialist Lawyer SBA in Construction and Real Estate Law
Attorney-at-Law
Partner
Chairman of the Board of Directors
St.Gallen
German, English

T +41 58 258 14 00
thomas.schoenenberger@bratschi.ch

Lukas Wyss

Dr. iur., LL.M., ArbP
Attorney-at-Law
Partner
Berne
German, English, French

Lukas Wyss

Dr. iur., LL.M., ArbP
Attorney-at-Law
Partner
Berne
German, English, French

T +41 58 258 16 00
lukas.wyss@bratschi.ch