Dr iur Christoph Jäger > Kellerhals Carrard > Berne, Switzerland > Lawyer Profile

Kellerhals Carrard
3001 BERNE

Work Department

  • Constitutional law and Administrative law
  • Construction and planning/zoning law, environmental law, energy law
  • Public procurement law
  • Expropriation law
  • Contract law
  • Litigation and legal opinion


Dr. iur., Attorney at Law, Partner


  • since 2015: Partner of Kellerhals Carrard
  • 2009-2015: Lawyer at Kellerhals Carrard
  • 2004-2009: Legal counsel at the Swiss Spatial Planning Association VLP-ASPAN
  • 2003-2004: Lawyer at a Bernese law firm 
  • 2000-2002: Internships at a District court and a law firm
  • 1997-2000: Internship at the Swiss Spatial Planning Association VLP-ASPAN


  • German
  • English
  • French


  • Bernese Bar Association
  • Bernese Jurist Association
  • Swiss Spatial Planning Association
  • Swiss Environmental Law Association
  • Swiss Public Procurement Association


  • 2011: Cambridge International Legal English Certificate ILEC
  • 2008: Doctoral thesis, Dr. iur. with distinction «summa cum laude», Law Faculty of the University of Berne
  • 2003: Bar exam, Canton of Berne
  • 2000: Licentiate, lic. iur. with distinction «magna cum laude», Law Faculty of the University of Berne

Lawyer Rankings

Switzerland > Public law

(Leading individuals)

Christoph JägerKellerhals Carrard

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 > Leading firms: German-speaking Switzerland

Kellerhals Carrard has a large regional coverage through offices in various Swiss cities as well a comprehensive service offering across a broad spectrum of practice areas. In particular, the team provides adept advice on M&A transactions, contentious proceedings and investigations as well as sports, and capital markets matters. Managing partner Dominik Oberholzer is the key contact in the Berne office. Christoph Jäger, Daniel Emch, Thomas Eichenberger, Claudia Götz Staehelin and Cornelia Stengel are also noted.