Ulrich Keusen

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Keusen Ulrich

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Ulrich Keusen gained his first experience with the cantonal administration (administrative and judicial proceedings) after passing his bar exam in 1994 until 2005. With this background, he entered the legal profession in 2000 and has broadened his knowledge of administrative law, both at communal, cantonal and federal level.

Since then, he has also worked as a legal counsel in a firm for spatial planning, transport, environment and municipal law, where he can contribute his expertise as well as management experience.

In 2012, he trained as a specialist lawyer SAV Construction and Real Estate Law, which allowed him to create an additional focus in private construction law.

Ulrich Keusen is experienced in the management of complex projects as well as administrative and administrative appeal proceedings under public law, namely construction and planning proceedings (including environmental protection law, nature and heritage protection law, water protection, hydraulic engineering, etc.). He has in-depth know-how, particularly in procurement law issues, and is active in an advisory and litigation capacity.

Admitted to the Swiss Bar since 1994.
  • Turnaorund management and board activity in a mechanical engineering company and real estate company.
  • Various lectures and publications in administrative law, namely in public procurement law.
  • 2012 SAV specialist in construction and real estate law.
  • Increasing project experience in conducting administrative and administrative appeal proceedings under public law in construction and planning procedures (including environmental protection law, nature and heritage protection law, water protection, hydraulic engineering, etc.), advising as well as litigating.
  • Since 2008, responsible for personnel at the Bern site of Bratschi AG.
  • Expert in questions of outsourcing of public tasks in connection with procurement law, in particular in the area of public-private cooperation forms.
  • Engagement for ecoptima AG, a company for project management, spatial planning, transport, environment and municipalities, where he has been a member of the board of directors for a long time.
  • Joined Bratschi Emch und Partner as an associate and, from 2004, as a partner, thus expanding his activities in administrative law to include the federal level and other cantons, managing projects in planning and construction procedures
  • Until 2000, Regierungsstatthalteramt II Bern, instruction of first-instance administrative judicial proceedings up to and including the drafting of decisions, municipal supervision with inspections, passing of municipal accounts, guardianship supervision, etc.
  • Until 1996, Regierungsstatthalteramt II Bern I (Regional Governor's Office), management of cantonal application procedures, in particular Lex Koller (Licensing Act), BGBB, building law, trade law, immission control, etc.
  • 1994 State Examination to become a lawyer
  • Matura with focus on natural sciences
  • Certified Specialist SBA Real Estate and Construction Law (2013)
  • Bar exam Court of Appeal Bern (1994)
  • University of Bern (1988-1994)
  • recommended for «Public Law» by Legal500 (2023)
  • recommended for «Real Estate and Construction» by Legal500 (2022)
  • recommended for «Public Law» by Legal500 (2022)
  • recommended for «Real Estate and Construction» by Legal500 (2021)
  • recommended for «Public Law» by Legal500 (2021)
  • Swiss Bar Association (SAV)
  • Bern Bar Association (BAV)
  • Swiss Association for Public Procurement (SVÖB)
  • Society for Swiss Art History (GSK)
  • ecoptima AG, Firm for spatial, transport and environmental law
  • Board of Trustees at Utilita Anlagestiftung für gemeinnützige Immobilien
  • Amadeus Chor Bern

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