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Walder Wyss Ltd.
PO Box 633
4010 BASEL

Work Department

Real Estate




Katja Schott is a partner at Walder Wyss. She advises her clients on matters concerning corporate law, real estate and construction law as well as matrimonial law and inheritance law. She also works as a notary in these areas. In addition, Katja Schott attends notarisations in accordance with German law. Clients appreciate her in-depth knowledge and her efficient, solution-oriented approach. Katja Schott sits on several boards of directors and foundation boards.

Before joining Walder Wyss, Katja Schott worked first at a medium-sized law firm in Basel (since 2011 as partner) and then as a partner in a leading Swiss corporate law firm (2016).


Katja Schott practises in German and English and performs notarisations in French and Spanish in addition to these languages.


Katja Schott, born in 1977, studied at the University of St. Gallen, graduating with a law degree in 2001, and was admitted to the bar of the Canton of Zurich in 2004. She also became a licensed notary of the Canton of Basel-Stadt in 2013.

Lawyer Rankings

Switzerland > Real estate and construction

Walder Wyss Ltd. has a strong track record of advising on large-scale transactions, in particular for institutional investors on the buy-side. The professional, proactive and solution-orientated team also handles real estate disputes for a variety of clients and advises on corporate real estate matters and urban development projects. ‘Practical and knowledgeable‘ lawyer Francis Nordmann   and the ‘very commercially mindedJohannes Bürgi and Marco Strahm head the practice, all specialised in transactions with experience in acting for international institutional investors, wealth funds and ultra-high-net-worth individuals. Katja Schott-Morgenroth acts for private as well as institutional clients on all real estate matters. ‘Valuable partnerDavide Jermini is the key contact in the Lugano office. Christian Eichenberger is another name to note.