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Michael Lips

Partner
Attorney at Law, Dr. iur., LL.M., Certified Specialist SBA Construction and Real Estate Law
Head of Real Estate and Environment Practice Group

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 group. He has long-standing experience in real estate, environmental and public procurement law. For years, he has been working exclusively in this field, handling numerous transactions, contracts, public procurement and regulatory matters. He frequently represents clients before Swiss courts. He is recognized by Chambers, Legal 500 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.

Langues

German, English, French

Membership

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

Publications

Legislative developments in land-use planning

Legislative developments in land-use planning

By Michael Lips, Andrea P. Rohrer-Lippuner: International Law Office, London 2017
Kaufen verboten: Lex Koller Revision – nötig oder nicht?

Kaufen verboten: Lex Koller Revision – nötig oder nicht?

By Michael Lips, Andrea P. Rohrer-Lippuner: kmuRUNDSCHAU 3/2017
Major steps taken towards linking Swiss and EU emissions trading systems

Major steps taken towards linking Swiss and EU emissions trading systems

By Michael Lips, Madeleine Schreiner: International Law Office, London 2017
Federal Supreme Court stops property sale between foreigners

Federal Supreme Court stops property sale between foreigners

By Michael Lips, Andrea P. Rohrer-Lippuner: International Law Office, London 2017
Swiss voters adopt revised Energy Act

Swiss voters adopt revised Energy Act

By Michael Lips, Madeleine Schreiner: International Law Office, London 2017
Real Estate Due Diligence: Bewilligungen und Konzessionen – Vorgehen und Stolpersteine in der Praxis

Real Estate Due Diligence: Bewilligungen und Konzessionen – Vorgehen und Stolpersteine in der Praxis

By Michael Lips: presentation at the conference "10. Real Estate Conferences Day – Due Diligence 2017", Zurich 2017
Swiss inventories of second homes published

Swiss inventories of second homes published

By Michael Lips, Andrea P. Rohrer-Lippuner: International Law Office, London 2017
Environmental legislation in effect and in the pipeline (including national and international movement of waste, non-ionising radiation, forest protection, water protection, polluted sites, chemicals)

Environmental legislation in effect and in the pipeline (including national and international movement of waste, non-ionising radiation, forest protection, water protection, polluted sites, chemicals)

By Michael Lips, Anne-C. Imhoff: International Law Office, London 2017
Stricter rules for foreign investments in Swiss real property?

Stricter rules for foreign investments in Swiss real property?

By Michael Lips, Anne-C. Imhoff: International Law Office, London 2017
Federal Supreme Court decision on building in noise-affected areas

Federal Supreme Court decision on building in noise-affected areas

By Michael Lips, Anne-C. Imhoff: International Law Office, London 2016
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