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Christian Eichenberger

Christian Eichenberger

Walder Wyss LtdSeefeldstrasse 123PO BoxZurichZurichSwitzerland8034

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WWL Ranking: Recommended

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Peers "can recommend" Christian Eichenberger with ease, thanks to his extensive experience and knowledge pertaining to real estate development and dispute resolution.


Christian Eichenberger is a partner in the real estate team. He focuses on real estate development, real estate transactions and real estate dispute resolution. In addition to his real estate transaction and real estate development experience, Christian Eichenberger also has extensive experience in real estate dispute resolution with particular expertise in the fields of construction law, planning and zoning law, and landlord tenant law. He represents clients in both arbitration proceedings and before Swiss state courts.

Christian Eichenberger studied law at the University of Freiburg (lic iur, 2001; certified specialist (SBA) in construction and real estate law, 2020) and the University of Hawaii at Manõa, William S Richardson School of Law (LLM, 2009). He received a doctorate (PhD, in Swiss notarial laws) from the University of Berne (Dr iur, 2008, summa cum laude; Professor Walther Hug Prize 2010). In 2012 he earned a Master of Advanced Studies degree in real estate at the University of Zurich.

Christian Eichenberger clerked at the Administrative Court of the canton of Zug (2003); worked as an attorney at law and civil law notary public with two law firms in Zug and Zurich (2004-2017); and did a secondment at a global construction supply company (2012). He regularly publishes in his field of expertise, and he lectures and teaches at the University of Zurich’s Centrefor Urban and Real Estate Management, as well as at the SVIT Swiss Real Estate School.

Christian Eichenberger speaks German and English. He is registered with the Zurich Bar Registry and qualified as civil law notary public of the canton of Zug. He is a professional member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (MRICS) and certified specialist (SBA) in construction and real estate law.

With around 220 legal experts, Walder Wyss is one of the most successful and fastest growing Swiss commercial law firms, with offices in Zurich, Geneva, Basel, Berne, Lausanne and Lugano. The firm specialises in corporate and commercial law, banking and finance, intellectual property and competition law, dispute resolution and tax law. Clients include national and international companies, publicly held corporations and family businesses as well as public law institutions and private clients.

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