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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

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

Publications

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
Latest environmental legislation in effect and in the pipeline

Latest environmental legislation in effect and in the pipeline

By Michael Lips, Larissa Rickenbacher: International Law Office, London 2018
Levy on added value of land resulting from planning measures

Levy on added value of land resulting from planning measures

By Michael Lips, Andrea P. Rohrer-Lippuner: International Law Office, London 2018
Öffentliche Vergaben: Die schwierige Umsetzung einer guten Idee

Öffentliche Vergaben: Die schwierige Umsetzung einer guten Idee

By Michael Lips: Fokus Rechtsguide 2018, Zurich 2018
Environment and climate change in Switzerland

Environment and climate change in Switzerland

By Michael Lips, Madeleine Schreiner: Lexology Navigator, London 2018
Revision of Federal Act on the Reduction of CO2 Emissions

Revision of Federal Act on the Reduction of CO2 Emissions

By Michael Lips, Madeleine Schreiner: International Law Office, London 2017
Legislative developments in land-use planning

Legislative developments in land-use planning

By Michael Lips, Andrea P. Rohrer-Lippuner: International Law Office, London 2017
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