Anne-C. Imhoff is counsel and member of Pestalozzi's Real Estate & Environment and of the Private Clients groups. She has a long standing experience in real estate law as well as in the international law of succession and estate planning. For years she has been handling real estate portfolio transactions of pension and investment funds. She frequently assists foreign corporate and private clients relocating their activities to Switzerland. She is recognized by Chambers, Legal 500 and others..
Anne-C. Imhoff is the co-founder and chair of wipswiss- women in property switzerland association, a unique women network in Switzerland in the field of real property. She is specialized in the fields of commercial and residential real estate, as well as in the international law of succession and estate planning. She has broad experience in portfolio transactions of pension and investment funds. Her expertise covers industrial premises, shopping centers and hospitality buildings. She frequently advises international and domestic corporate and private clients with respect to all real estate issues in Switzerland, in particular on compliance and other regulatory matters such as the acquisition of real properties by non-Swiss residents and investors. She also has long standing experience in assisting private clients in their estate planning.
Anne-C. Imhoff graduated from the University of Geneva. After further studies in St. Gall and London, she served as head graduate assistant at the University of Geneva in its Private International Law Department between 1975 and 1980. Her doctoral thesis (1978) was awarded the Walter Hug Prize in 1981. She held academic positions as a lecturer and research fellow of the Swiss National Fund for Scientific Research between 1981 and 1984. Until 1992, Anne-C. Imhoff was a member of the Swiss Committee on Unfair Advertising and of the Swiss Federal Commission on Consumer Matters. After working as a lecturer at the University of St. Gall, she joined Pestalozzi in 1990.
Chambers 2016 recognizes Anne-C. Imhoff as noted practitioner.
Anne-C. Imhoff was granted the 2016 ILO Client Choice Award for Real Estate in Switzerland.
Clients said about Anne-C. Imhoff: "She is extremely service oriented, with deep knowledge of the field." and "She is an authority in Switzerland on real estate law."
Legal 500 2016 upgraded Pestalozzi's real estate and construction practice to tier 2 and says: "Pestalozzi is especially strong with real estate transactions and dispute resolution. It recently advised UBS on the transfer of a CHF90m real estate portfolio. Anne Imhoff and Michael Lips have 'in-depth knowledge of real estate and construction law'".
- Partner at Pestalozzi, co-head real estate practice group
- Counsel at Pestalozzi
- Associate at Pestalozzi
- Lecturer University of St.Gall
- Member of the Swiss Commitee on Unfair Advertising and of the Swiss Federal Commission on Consumer Matters
- Rearch Fellow of the Swiss national Fund for Scientific Research University of Geneva/ Institute of advanced legal studies London
- Geneva University: Dr. iur.
- University of Geneva: Head graduate assistant
- University of Geneva: Lic.iur.