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Philippe Prost

Philippe Prost

Meyerlustenberger Lachenal Ltd (MLL)65 rue du RhôneCase Postale 3199GenevaSwitzerlandCH-1211 Geneva 3

Global Leader

Real Estate 2019

Professional Biography

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Philippe Prost is identified by respondents as "a real estate specialist" who is "well regarded and a strong practitioner" in the market. He has over 30 years of experience in contractual, construction and tenancy matters.

Biography

Philippe Prost gives legal advice to companies and private clients regarding real estate acquisitions or sales, constitution or sale and purchase of rights of acreage (land lease), construction projects, architect and engineer contracts, financing of real estate projects and mortgage negotiations, and related tax issues, and lease contracts, including due diligence process, drafting and reviewing of contracts.

He directs and manages a privately owned real estate company, active in the market since 1998. In this quality, he handles the following tasks: the purchasing and rental of several commercial buildings in downtown Geneva along with major renovation and construction projects related to these properties; negotiation, review, amendment and termination of numerous commercial lease contracts, including prime location retail stores; various other real estate investments in consortium with some major actors of the local market; and risk management and surveillance of the real estate agency in charge of the day-to-day business.

Since 2009, Philippe Prost has acted as director at a public-owned real estate company, incorporated in 1898, which owns 23 apartment buildings in Geneva with the following duties: presidency of the board; legal review of renovation and lease contracts; supervision of the company’s finance and mortgage structure; supervision of the General Secretary office; and risk management and surveillance of the real estate agency in charge of the day-to-day business.

As a litigator, Philippe Prost represents clients before the competent courts of Geneva, Vaud, Valais and Fribourg in all types of legal disputes, mainly in rental law, construction law, zoning and administrative matters, as well as in arbitration proceedings.

National Leader

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Philippe Prost is “well regarded” for his impressive work advising corporate and private clients across the sector.

Biography

Philippe Prost gives legal advice to companies and private clients regarding real estate acquisitions or sales, constitution or sale and purchase of rights of acreage (land lease), construction projects, architect and engineer contracts, financing of real estate projects and mortgage negotiations, and related tax issues, and lease contracts, including due diligence process, drafting and reviewing of contracts.

He directs and manages a privately owned real estate company, active in the market since 1998. In this quality, he handles the following tasks: the purchasing and rental of several commercial buildings in downtown Geneva along with major renovation and construction projects related to these properties; negotiation, review, amendment and termination of numerous commercial lease contracts, including prime location retail stores; various other real estate investments in consortium with some major actors of the local market; and risk management and surveillance of the real estate agency in charge of the day-to-day business.

Since 2009, Philippe Prost has acted as director at a public-owned real estate company, incorporated in 1898, which owns 23 apartment buildings in Geneva with the following duties: presidency of the board; legal review of renovation and lease contracts; supervision of the company’s finance and mortgage structure; supervision of the General Secretary office; and risk management and surveillance of the real estate agency in charge of the day-to-day business.

As a litigator, Philippe Prost represents clients before the competent courts of Geneva, Vaud, Valais and Fribourg in all types of legal disputes, mainly in rental law, construction law, zoning and administrative matters, as well as in arbitration proceedings.

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