Dr iur Bernd Hauck > Kellerhals Carrard > Basel, Switzerland > Lawyer Profile

Kellerhals Carrard
Henric Petri-Strasse 35
P.O. Box 257
CH-4010 Basel

Work Department

  • Construction and Real Estate
  • Litigation and Arbitration 
  • Contract and Commercial law
  • Labour law
  • Public procurement
  • Corporate and M&A


Dr. iur., Attorney at Law (CH and DE), Partner


  • since 2005: Assistant lecturer at the University of Basel/Switzerland
  • 2004-2007: Academic assistant at the University of Basel/Switzerland 
  • 2004: Referendar at Lovells in London/UK and in Düsseldorf/Germany 
  • 2003: Referendar at BenderHarrerKrevet (formely HarrerKrevet) in Lörrach/Germany
  • 2000: Trainee at PricewaterhouseCoopers in Stuttgart/Germany


  • German
  • English
  • French


  • International Association of Young Lawyers (AIJA)
  • German-Swiss Lawyers association (DSJV)
  • Association of Swiss Companies in Germany (VSUD)
  • Basel Bar Association
  • Pro Iure


  • 2007: Dr.iur., University of Basel/Switzerland
  • 2007: Recognition Bar Exam in Basel/Switzerland
  • 2004: Second Staatsexamen in Baden-Württemberg/Germany
  • 2002: First Staatsexamen in Baden-Württemberg/Germany
  • 1997-2002: University of Tübingen/Germany
  • 2000: University of Fribourg/Switzerland
  • 1998: Summer School in International Economic Law at the London Metropolitan University (formerly London Guildhall University)

Lawyer Rankings

Switzerland > Public law

Kellerhals Carrard ‘has profound experience and knowledge‘ in the field of public law, ‘in particular in public law litigation‘. The unit advises private companies, private individuals and public authorities on all economy-related public law matters and has ‘extensive expertise in federal public procurement‘. The team, lauded by clients for its ‘deep legal knowledge in the relevant fields of law‘, is jointly headed by ‘proven expertChristoph Jäger, Ivan Paparelli, Bernd Hauck and Isabelle Romy, who joined from MLL Legal in 2021 and specialises in environmental and construction law. Further key contacts are Andreas Güngerich and Jonathan Bernasconi from the Berne and Lugano offices respectively.

Switzerland > Real estate and construction

Kellerhals Carrard covers a wide variety of real estate advice and focuses on advising clients from the real estate consulting industry, such as architects and engineers. The group also assists with public procurement issues relating to real estate and real estate-related litigation and is considered among the best for construction law. Practice head Bernd Hauck is ‘excellent‘ in contract drafting and disputes. New arrival Isabelle Romy joined from Froriep in June 2021 and adds environmental law expertise, especially in regard to the clean-up of polluted sites. The ‘very competent and supportiveMario Marti and Andreas Guengerich are key contacts in Berne. Alexandre Kirschmann made partner in 2021.