Dr. iur., LL.M., MRICS, Attorney at Law / Certified Specialist SBA Construction and Real Estate Law
Christian Eichenberger is a partner in the real estate team. He focuses on real estate development, real estate transactions and real estate dispute resolution. In addition to his real estate transaction and real estate development experience, Christian Eichenberger also has extensive experience in real estate dispute resolution with particular expertise in the fields of construction law, planning and zoning law and landlord tenant law. He represents clients in both arbitration proceedings and before Swiss state courts. He is listed by Expert Guides as a ‘Rising Star in Real Estate’ and by the Legal 500 EMEA, Who’s Who Legal (WWL) Switzerland and Chambers Europe as a ‘Leading Individual’.
Christian Eichenberger studied law at the University of Freiburg i.Ue. (lic. iur., 2001; CAS Construction and Real Estate Law, 2019) and the University of Hawai'i at Manõa, William S. Richardson School of Law (LL.M., 2009) and he received a doctorate (PhD; on Swiss notarial laws) from the University of Berne (Dr. iur., 2008, summa cum laude, Prof. Walther Hug Prize 2010). In 2012 he earned a Master of Advanced Studies in Real Estate at the University of Zurich.
Christian Eichenberger clerked at the Administrative Court of the canton of Zug (2003), worked as an attorney at law and civil-law notary public with two law firms in Zug/Zurich (2004 - 2017) and did a secondment at a global construction supply company (2012). He regularly publishes in his field of expertise and he lectures and teaches at the University of Zurich (Center for Urban and Real Estate Management) as well as at the SVIT Swiss Real Estate School.
Christian Eichenberger speaks German and English. He is registered with the Zurich Bar Registry and qualified as civil-law notary public of the canton of Zug. He is a Professional Member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (MRICS) and Certified Specialist SBA Construction and Real Estate Law.