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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, 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

Latest environmental legislation in effect and in the pipeline (including plant protection, water protection, chemicals, non-ionising radiation, energy, CO2 reduction)

Latest environmental legislation in effect and in the pipeline (including plant protection, water protection, chemicals, non-ionising radiation, energy, CO2 reduction)

By Michael Lips, Evelyn V. Frei: International Law Office, London 2019
Umweltrechtliche Risiken für Gewerbemieter

Umweltrechtliche Risiken für Gewerbemieter

By Michael Lips, Andrea P. Rohrer-Lippuner: Fokus Rechtsguide 2019, Zurich 2019
Brexit: changes for UK citizens on Swiss property market

Brexit: changes for UK citizens on Swiss property market

By Michael Lips, Andrea P. Rohrer-Lippuner: International Law Office, London 2019
Ist Bauland heute noch ein sicherer Wert? Einige Gedanken aus rechtlicher Sicht

Ist Bauland heute noch ein sicherer Wert? Einige Gedanken aus rechtlicher Sicht

By Michael Lips, Andrea P. Rohrer-Lippuner: Fokus Bau & Immobilienentwicklung, Zurich 2019
Swiss voters reject plan to freeze building zones

Swiss voters reject plan to freeze building zones

By Michael Lips, Larissa Rickenbacher: International Law Office, London 2019
Revised CO2 Act to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from passenger cars

Revised CO2 Act to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from passenger cars

By Michael Lips, Evelyn V. Frei: International Law Office, London 2019
Federal Supreme Court decision on compensation due to limitation of secondary homes

Federal Supreme Court decision on compensation due to limitation of secondary homes

By Michael Lips, Evelyn V. Frei: International Law Office, London 2018
Environment and climate change in Switzerland

Environment and climate change in Switzerland

By Michael Lips, Evelyn V. Frei: Lexology Navigator, London 2018
Federal Supreme Court rules on allocation of clean-up costs for contaminated sites

Federal Supreme Court rules on allocation of clean-up costs for contaminated sites

By Michael Lips, Larissa Rickenbacher: International Law Office, London 2018
Federal government drops plan to tighten rules on foreign real property investments

Federal government drops plan to tighten rules on foreign real property investments

By Michael Lips, Larissa Rickenbacher: International Law Office, London 2018
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