Yves de Coulon earns acclaim from respondents for his “extensive knowledge of the field” and the Genevan real estate market.
Yves de Coulon heads the real estate and construction practice group at BianchiSchwald LLC. He has in-depth knowledge of the real estate market in the Lake Geneva region. He is one of the founding partners of the firm, which is among the leading business law firms in Switzerland. His practice focuses on all major fields of real estate industry: transactions; construction; leases; management of real estate assets; financing and investment vehicles; public procurement; zoning; and urban and mobility planning. He also has extensive experience of the hotel-restaurant industry. He advises institutional and private clients on such matters and assists them before the competent civil and administrative courts.
Yves de Coulon is an FSA-certified expert in real estate and construction law (CAS from the Institute for Swiss and International Construction Law at the University of Fribourg) and a member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS). He holds law degrees from the University of Geneva and King’s College London (LLM) and was admitted to the Bar in 1990. He is chairman of the Geneva public Foundation for the Promotion of Affordable and Cooperative Housing (FPLC) and of the LGR Association, which manages the official Lake Geneva Region stand at MIPIM, the international real estate fair held yearly in Cannes. He is a member of the Swiss Bar Association (FSA), the chamber of FSA-certified experts in real estate and construction law; the Geneva Real Estate Chamber (CGI); the Swiss Association of real estate economics (SVIT); and the Geneva Business Law Association. He practises in French and English.