Thomas Müller-Tschumi
Dr. iur., Attorney at Law
Certified Specialist SBA Construction and Real Estate Law
Partner

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Thomas Müller-Tschumi is a partner with Walder Wyss. He advises Swiss and international corporate and public sector clients in all aspects of real estate and infrastructure law (project development, realisation, commercial leases, real estate transactions, financing), in the health care sector as well as in respect to the cooperation of the private and the public sectors (Public Private Partnership, public procurement, privatisations). Thomas Müller-Tschumi is a lecturer in the Master programme administrative law of the University of Basle and a member of the experts forum of PPP Switzerland.

Thomas Müller-Tschumi was educated at the University of Basle (lic. iur. 1990, Dr. iur. 1996, summa cum laude) and completed his studies as Certified Specialist SBA Construction and Real Estate Law. He has working experience as a law clerk (District Court of Laufenburg, Administrative Court of the Canton of Argovia), a research and teaching assistant and a lecturer at the University of Basle and as an attorney in an Argovia and a Basle law firm. He regularly publishes and speaks at conferences in his fields of expertise.

Thomas Müller-Tschumi speaks German, English and French. He is registered with the Bar Registry and admitted to practice in all Switzerland.

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Thomas Müller-Tschumi
Direct phone: +41 58 658 55 04


Walder Wyss Ltd.
Seefeldstrasse 123
P.O. Box
8034 Zurich
Switzerland
Phone +41 58 658 58 58
Fax +41 58 658 59 59
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Thomas Müller-Tschumi Thomas Müller-Tschumi Thomas Müller-Tschumi Thomas Müller-Tschumi

Thomas Müller-Tschumi
Dr. iur., Attorney at Law / Certified Specialist SBA Construction and Real Estate Law
Partner

Thomas Müller-Tschumi is a partner with Walder Wyss. He advises Swiss and international corporate and public sector clients in all aspects of real estate and infrastructure law (project development, realisation, commercial leases, real estate transactions, financing), in the health care sector as well as in respect to the cooperation of the private and the public sectors (Public Private Partnership, public procurement, privatisations). Thomas Müller-Tschumi is a lecturer in the Master programme administrative law of the University of Basle and a member of the experts forum of PPP Switzerland.

Thomas Müller-Tschumi was educated at the University of Basle (lic. iur. 1990, Dr. iur. 1996, summa cum laude) and completed his studies as Certified Specialist SBA Construction and Real Estate Law. He has working experience as a law clerk (District Court of Laufenburg, Administrative Court of the Canton of Argovia), a research and teaching assistant and a lecturer at the University of Basle and as an attorney in an Argovia and a Basle law firm. He regularly publishes and speaks at conferences in his fields of expertise.

Thomas Müller-Tschumi speaks German, English and French. He is registered with the Bar Registry and admitted to practice in all Switzerland.

Thomas Müller-Tschumi
Direct phone: +41 58 658 55 04

Walder Wyss Ltd.
Seefeldstrasse 123
P.O. Box
8034 Zurich
Switzerland
Phone +41 58 658 58 58
Fax +41 58 658 59 59


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Practice Areas Publications







Der Werkvertrag(Work contract)

co-authored by Thomas Müller-Tschumi
in: "Schweizerisches Vertragshandbuch"
Basel 2010


Der Total-/Generalunternehmervertrag(Total/general contractor contract)

co-authored by Thomas Müller-Tschumi
in: "Schweizerisches Vertragshandbuch"
Basel 2010



Die Eigentumsgarantie(Right to property)

co-authored by Thomas Müller-Tschumi
in: "Verfassungsrecht der Schweiz"
Zürich 2001


Marktlöhne im öffentlichen Personalrecht?(Market salaries for civil servants?)

co-authored by Thomas Müller-Tschumi
in: "Schweizerisches Zentralblatt für Staats- und Verwaltungsrecht (ZBI)"
2001


Verwaltungsverträge im Spannungsfeld von Recht, Politik und Wirtschaft(Administrative contracts in the context of law, politics and economy)

by Thomas Müller-Tschumi
Basel 1997


Deals and Cases

ADVA Optical Networking acquires Oscilloquartz SA

ADVA Optical Networking SE, Martinsried/München and Meiningen, Germany acquires from Swatch Group all shares in Oscilloquartz SA, a leading solutions provider for precise network. The acquisition is subject to standard closing conditions and is expected to close in early April 2014.

Walder Wyss advised the buyer in this transaction. The team was led by Urs P. Gnos (Partner, Corporate/M&A) and included Thomas Meister (Partner, Tax), Thomas Müller-Tschumi (Partner, Real Estate), Fabienne Claudon (Associate, Corporate/M&A), Janine Corti (Associate, Tax) and Simone Wetzstein (Associate, Employment).


Husky to acquire Schöttli Group

Husky Injection Molding Systems, Canada, a leading global supplier of injection molding equipment and services to the plastics industry, and the shareholders of Mould Technologies Holding AG have entered into a share purchase agreement regarding the acquisition of Schöttli Group, a global leader in medical and closure mold making based in Diessenhofen, Switzerland, with subsidiaries in China and the United States. The transaction is expected to close in early December.

Walder Wyss AG has acted as legal advisor to Husky and lead counsel Allen & Overy with respect to Swiss law. The Walder Wyss team was led by partner Markus Vischer together with managing associate Lucas Hänni (both Corporate/M&A). Further team members comprised partner Thomas Müller-Tschumi (Real Estate), managing associate Gion Giger (Antitrust) as well as associates Dirk Spacek (IP/IT) and Fabienne Claudon (Corporate) and trainee Fabian Glässer (Corporate).


Another success in the TV usage data dispute

After having obtained the lifting of the ex parte measures issued by the High Court of Nidwalden (see our news report of 12 June 2013), Walder Wyss has also been successful in the proceedings before the Federal Administrative Court. All injunctions (again issued ex parte based on an application of 3+) have been set aside today with immediate effect.

Mediapulse has been represented in the proceedings before the Federal Administrative Court by Daniel Staffelbach, Thomas Müller-Tschumi and Oliver M. Kunz.


Acquisition of MEYCO Equipment Business from BASF

Walder Wyss advised Atlas Copco, an internationally leading Sweden-based provider of industrial productivity solutions which is listed on the Stockholm Stock Exchange, in legal and tax aspects in connection with the acquisition of the MEYCO Equipment Business from BASF Construction Chemicals Europe AG, Zurich. The MEYCO Equipment Business was acquired by and will be integrated in Switzerland-based Atlas Copco (Schweiz) AG.

The Walder Wyss team was led by Lucas Hänni (Managing Associate, M&A) and further included Ueli Sommer (Partner, Employment), Thomas Müller-Tschumi (Partner, Real Estate), Jan Ole Luuk (Counsel, Tax) and Demian Stauber (Associate, IP).


Acquisition of the Uetlihof Office Complex from Credit Suisse AG for CHF 1 billion

Walder Wyss assisted the buyer in relation to the acquisition of this landmark real estate property in Zurich from Credit Suisse AG in a sale-lease-back transaction through the buyer’s Luxembourg platform. Credit Suisse AG will lease the property for 25 years and has the option to extend the lease by as many as 15 years. Uetlihof, located about 3 kilometres southwest of Zurich’s city centre, is Credit Suisse’s main office building worldwide. Credit Suisse AG will have operational responsibility for Uetlihof during the fixed lease period. The office complex has more than 8,000 workspaces, as well as a precious metal vault and data centre. It consists of 173,807 square metres of lettable space. This acquisition is one of the largest single real estate asset acquisitions ever made in Switzerland.

Walder Wyss advised the buyer on all aspects of the transaction including overall legal and tax structuring, legal due diligence, documentation and VAT.

The Walder Wyss team was led by Johannes A. Bürgi (Partner, Real Estate & Finance) and included Thomas Müller-Tschumi (Partner, Real Estate), Thomas Meister (Partner, Tax), Jan Ole Luuk (Counsel, Tax), Elisabeth Moskric (Counsel, Real Estate), Gisela Oliver (Associate, Real Estate), David Borer (Associate, Real Estate) and Peter Hongler (Associate, Tax).


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