Dr. iur., avocat et notaire
André Kuhn is a managing associate at Walder Wyss. He advises institutional and private investors as well as owners and users of real estate in all aspects of real estate law, particularly real estate transactions, the legal structuring of real estate development projects, tenancy law, private building law and Lex Koller issues. In addition, André Kuhn's practice focuses on corporate law, corporate reorganizations, financial market regulation as well as general commercial and contract law. He has a special focus on advising Swiss investment foundations (Anlagestiftungen) as well as their investors and asset managers on all regulatory aspects.
Born in 1985, André Kuhn studied law at the University of Berne (Bachelor of Law 2007, Master of Law 2008), was admitted to the Zurich bar in 2010 and as a notary in the canton of Berne in 2019. He obtained a doctorate law degree (Dr. iur.) from the University of Berne with a doctoral thesis on the financing of real estate development projects by Swiss investment foundations. Prior to joining Walder Wyss, André Kuhn worked for the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority FINMA and for a leading international business law firm in Zurich, first as a trainee lawyer and afterwards as a lawyer for several years.
André Kuhn's professional languages are German and English. He is registered with the Berne Bar Registry and admitted to practice in all Switzerland. He is also registered with the Notary’s Registry of the canton of Berne.