Ion Eglin

lic. iur.
Attorney at law Partner Notary Chairman of the Board of Directors Member of the Board of Directors
Office:
Zug
Languages: German English French Italian
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Ion Eglin advises national and international clients on commercial and corporate law, with a special focus on hospitality law. He accompanies hotel developments and hotel transactions and advises both hotel owners and hotel operators on the various types of operations and hotel agreements.

Admitted to the Swiss Bar since 2012.
  • Chairman of the Board of Directors of Bratschi Ltd. (since 2022)
  • Member of the Board of Directors of Bratschi Ltd. (since 2020)
  • Co-Head of the Industry Group Construction, Real Estate and Hotels at Bratschi Ltd. (2020 - 2022)
  • Head of the Industry Group Construction, Real Estate and Hotels at Bratschi Ltd. (2018 - 2020)
  • Partner at Bratschi Ltd. (since 2015)
  • Associate at Bratschi, Wiederkehr & Buob (today Bratschi Ltd.) (2011-2015)
  • Legal Assistant to the Data Protection Commissioner of the Canton of Zug (2010)
  • Associate in the Hospitality Team at a large US-based law firm (2008-2009)
  • Associate at a law firm specialized in hospitality law (2007-2008)
  • Legal counsel at a homeowners association (2006)
  • Copywriter/Concept developer (1995-2005)

 

  • lic. iur. (Master in Law), University of Zurich (2006)
  • Advising and negotiating the contracts for the owner and developer of a new luxury hotel in Crans-Montana, to be operated by Lefay Resorts & Residences. (2020-2022)
  • Assisting and advising Deutsche Hospitality / Steigenberger AG in the contract negotiations for new hotels in Zurich and Geneva which will be operated under the "Intercity" brand. (2018-2022)
  • Advising and negotiating hotel contracts for PSP Swiss Property for hotels in Zurich, Geneva and Bern to be operated by Ruby, citizenM and SV Group ("Stay Kooook"). (2017-2021)
  • Member of the Board of Directors of the Swiss Society for Hotel Credit (SGH) (since 2023)
  • Founder and co-organizer of the «Swiss Hospitality Investment Club» (2022)
  • awarded by Who is Who Legal als «Thought Leaders Global Elite – Hospitality 2023» (2023)
  • Who is Who Legal for Hospitality says: «Ion is always dedicated to the needs and goals of his clients.» (2023)
  • recommended for «Real Estate and Construction» by Legal500 (2023)
  • Who is Who Legal for Hospitality says: «Ion Eglin has seen it all in the hospitality industry», according to clients who praise «his great know-how and success-focused advice.» (2022)
  • listed as «notable practitioner» for «Corporate and M&A» by IFLR1000 (2022)
  • Legal500: «Ion Eglin is very approachable and reachable, has fantastic knowledge of the hospitality sector and practices. His broad knowledge enables him to spot risky points quickly and find a pragmatic solution rapidly.» (2022)
  • awarded by Who is Who Legal as «Thought Leaders Global Elite - Hospitality 2022» (2022)
  • recommended for «Real Estate and Construction» by Legal500 (2022)
  • recommended for «Leading Firms: German-Speaking Switzerland» by Legal500 (2022)
  • Who is Who Legal for Hospitality says: «Ion Eglin has profound and hotel-specific legal lease agreement experience and is able to separate big from small points, on both sides of the table. He is a brilliant lawyer well versed in the hospitality sector.» (2021)
  • Legal500: «Ion Eglin is very reliable, dedicated and experienced in his field, his expertise in the hospitality industry is unique in CH. He is going the extra mile for his clients.» (2021)
  • Legal500: «Ion Eglin has a great knowledge in the hotel business and is very confident in negotiations.» (2021)
  • listed as «notable practitioner» for «Corporate and M&A» by IFLR1000 (2021)
  • Who is Who Legal for Hospitality says: «Ion Eglin is widely recognised as a hospitality specialist, most notably when it comes to hotel transactions and the full remit of agreements between hotel operators and owners.» (2020)
  • Legal500: «Ion Eglin has excellent market expertise; he is competent and a good negotiator.» (2020)
  • recommended for «Real Estate and Construction» by Legal500 (2021)
  • recommended for «Leading Firms: German-Speaking Switzerland» by Legal500 (2021)
  • recommended for «Commercial, Corporate and M&A» by Legal500 (2021)
  • Legalcommunity
  • Lawstyle
  • Global Legal Chronicle
  • Member of «Arbeitskreis Hotelimmobilien»
  • Swiss Hospitality Investment Club
  • Swiss Bar Association
  • Bar Association of the Canton of Zug

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Real Estate Transactions with a Special Focus on Hotel Acquisitions

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Switzerland - Corporate Acquisitions and Mergers

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News

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The former Hotel Basel is becoming a Limehome

After renovation, the former Hotel Basel will reopen as a Limehome by the end of the second quarter of 2024: 
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19.10.2023

A new Mercure flagship hotel for Zurich

The German multi-brand hotel operator, The Chocolate on the Pillow Group, is expanding into Switzerland and, in collaboration…
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