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Michael Lips

Partner
Attorney at Law, Dr. iur., LL.M., Certified Specialist SBA Construction & Real Estate Law
Head Real Estate & Environment

Loewenstrasse 1
8001 Zurich
Switzerland
T +41 44 217 92 67
michael.lips@pestalozzilaw.com

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Michael Lips has the outstanding ability to get to the point.

The Legal 500, 2020

Michael Lips is a long-standing fixture in the Swiss market, renowned for his invaluable insights into environment-related regulation and transactions.

Who's Who Legal, 2020

Michael Lips possesses a sweeping knowledge of real estate law and is recognised in particular for his great focus on public procurement.

Who's Who Legal, 2020

Michael Lips, Certified Specialist SBA Construction and Real Estate Law, is partner and head of Pestalozzi's Real Estate and Environment practice. He has long-standing experience in real estate, environmental and public procurement law. For years, he worked exclusively in this field, handling numerous transactions, contracts, public procurement and regulatory matters. He frequently publishes in his fields of expertise and he is recognized by Chambers, Legal 500, Best Lawyers and others.

Career

2017
  • Certified Specialist SBA Construction and Real Estate Law
  • Head Pestalozzi real estate and environment practice group
2016
  • Fribourg University: Certificate of Advanced Studies (CAS) Construction and Real Estate Law
2010
  • Partner at Pestalozzi and co-head real estate and environment practice group
2004
  • University of Virginia, School of Law: LL.M.
2003
  • Zurich University: Dr. iur.
2002
  • Associate at Pestalozzi
2001
  • Bar Admission
1998
  • District Court of Meilen: law clerk and secretary to judge
1997
  • Zurich University: lic. iur.

Languages

German, English, French

Membership

  • International Bar Association
  • Swiss Bar Association
  • Zurich Bar Association
  • Swiss Advocates‘ Chamber of Certified Specialists SBA Construction and Real Estate Law

Publications

Proposed federal act on rent payments during COVID-19 lockdown

Proposed federal act on rent payments during COVID-19 lockdown

By Michael Lips, Andrea P. Rohrer-Lippuner: International Law Office, London, 2020
Switzerland to extend certain climate protection measures until 2021

Switzerland to extend certain climate protection measures until 2021

By Michael Lips, Evelyn V. Frei: International Law Office, London, 2020
Legal uncertainty over rent reductions due to COVID-19 remains

Legal uncertainty over rent reductions due to COVID-19 remains

By Michael Lips, Paola Wullschleger: International Law Office, London, 2020
Swiss Federal Government deactivates compulsory countercyclical capital buffer

Swiss Federal Government deactivates compulsory countercyclical capital buffer

By Michael Lips: Norton Rose Fulbright Commercial Real Estate Alerts, London 2020
E-governance for building permits

E-governance for building permits

By Michael Lips, Evelyn V. Frei: International Law Office, London, 2020
Lex Mundi Global Climate Change Guide – Switzerland

Lex Mundi Global Climate Change Guide – Switzerland

By Michael Lips: Lex Mundi Practice Guides, Houston 2020
Latest environmental legislation in effect and in the pipeline – 2020 overview (including reducing CO2 emissions, waste and recycling, contaminated site and soil protection, chemicals, plant protection, organisms, genetic engineering, new statutory limitation periods)

Latest environmental legislation in effect and in the pipeline – 2020 overview (including reducing CO2 emissions, waste and recycling, contaminated site and soil protection, chemicals, plant protection, organisms, genetic engineering, new statutory limitation periods)

By Michael Lips, Evelyn V. Frei: International Law Office, London, 2020
Easier access to land register information

Easier access to land register information

By Michael Lips, Evelyn V. Frei: International Law Office, London, 2019
Environmental responsibility of Swiss-based companies and related popular initiative

Environmental responsibility of Swiss-based companies and related popular initiative

By Michael Lips, Larissa Rickenbacher: International Law Office, London 2019
Climate Regulation 2020 – Switzerland

Climate Regulation 2020 – Switzerland

By Michael Lips, Evelyn V. Frei: Lexology Getting The Deal Through, London 2019
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