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Lenz & Staehelin

ROUTE DE CHÊNE 30, 1211 GENEVA 6, SWITZERLAND
Tel:
Work +41 58 450 70 00
Fax:
Fax +41 58 450 70 01
Email:
Web:
www.lenzstaehelin.com
Geneva, Lausanne, Zurich

Cécile Berger Meyer

Tel:
Work +41 58 450 70 00
Email:
Web:
www.lenzstaehelin.com
Lenz & Staehelin

Work Department

Real Estate, Corporate and M&A, Commercial and Contracts.

Position

Cécile Berger Meyer leads the Real Estate practice group of Lenz & Staehelin in Geneva. She advises both private and institutional clients in the field of real estate law, and in respect of both civil matters (purchases, sales, structuring and financing) and administrative law matters (planning, construction licences, restrictions on acquisitions). Cécile Berger Meyer is also a judge with the Geneva Lease Court (landlord side), is vice-chairman of the SVIT Romandie and is on the committees of several other professional organizations active in the real estate sector.

Career

Admission to Geneva Bar (2004), Associate at Lenz & Staehelin (2004), Partner at Lenz & Staehelin (2013).

Languages

French, English, German, Italian.

Member

Judge at the Geneva court for lease matters (landlord side) (since 2013). Swiss Bar Association (SAV), Geneva Bar Association (OdA), Union Internationale des Avocats (UIA), Swiss Advocates' Chamber of Certified Specialists SBA Construction and Real Estate Law, Vice-chairman of SVIT Romandie and Member of the Committee of the Chambre vaudoise immobilière (CVI).

Education

University of Fribourg (lic. iur., 2000), University of Chicago Law School (LL.M., 2006), Certified Specialist SBA Construction and Real Estate Law (2010).


Switzerland

Real estate and construction

Within: Real estate and construction

Lenz & Staehelin is best known for advising on real estate financing, sale-and-lease-back transactions, commercial leasing, developments, public-sector matters and regulatory law. Subsequent to handling the acquisition, Beat Kühni is assisting Marriott and Ritz-Carlton with the transition and refurbishment of a luxury five-star hotel to be relaunched as "The Ritz Carlton, Hotel de la Paix Geneva". Eli Lilly and Z Capital Partners are among its other clients. Cécile Berger Meyer is the key contact in Geneva. Geneva-based Andreas Rötheli handles transactional real estate matters.

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