Christian Eichenberger is counsel in the real estate team of Walder Wyss. He focuses on real estate transactions, real estate development and real estate dispute resolution. He has acted in major transactions concerning the purchase and sale of real estate portfolios (with transaction values of more than 240 million Swiss francs) and was involved in many real estate development projects (the biggest project exceeding a value of 1 billion Swiss francs). 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.
Christian Eichenberger studied law at the University of Freiburg i.Ue. (lic. iur., 2001) 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). In 2012 he earned a Master of Advanced Studies in Real Estate at the University of Zürich.
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/Zürich (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 Zürich (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 Zürich 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).