Construction and Real Estate

It is with passion, expertise and experience that we advise in all matters of real estate, construction and landlord and tenant law. Our profound understanding of construction-related concerns as well as economic contexts enables us to  find the best possible solutions to all kinds of real estate issues.

Our expertise in this area covers in particular the following:

  • Assisting clients in their construction projects from a legal and organizational point of view, all the way from the initial idea and the planning to the construction and commissioning of the building
  • Advising and representing buyers and sellers in real estate transactions (including bidding procedures, agreements for the purchase and sale of real property, sale-and-lease-back transactions, financing, tax issues, Lex Koller approvals and due diligence)
  • Advising and representing private and public builders/developers, architects, general planners, specialist planners, contractors, total and general contractors, builders’/developers’ representatives, insurance companies, landlords and tenants in all legal matters relating to building and leasing
  • Drafting, reviewing and negotiating architect’s contracts, specialist planner’s contracts, general planner’s contracts, contracts for work and services, general contractor and total contractor agreements as well as commercial lease agreements
  • Advice and representation in all matters of public building law, in particular building permits, appeal proceedings, site development and design plans
  • Representation in all proceedings under construction law, real estate law and landlord and tenant law before the courts, arbitration tribunals and the authorities
Heiz Roman



Hartwig Sophia


Senior Associate

Lütolf Yannic


Senior Associate

Zanetti Nadine


Senior Associate

Grüter Nadine



Pahud Noah




Deal: Wenger Vieli advised Basellandschaftliche Kantonalbank on obtaining a licence as fund manage-ment company for its subsidiary


Deal: Verium AG, Zurich, closes Verium I SCSp continuation vehicle for Toradex and MiT at CHF 120 million


Deal: Wenger Vieli advised Kontron AG on the sale of significant parts of Kontron's IT Services business

The Legal 500

Wenger Vieli offers a wide range of legal services, we receive very good advice in the areas of contract law in particular in the construction industry, building and planning law.

Client Testimonial, The Legal 500, 2024/2025

Very professional appearance – high qualification of employees – extensive knowledge and experience – adept negotiation and conversation skills – harmonious manners – high reliability – fast response time.

Client Testimonial, The Legal 500, 2024/2025

Highly knowledgeable team with huge experience in real estate transactions and a very good network with market insights.

Client Testimonial, The Legal 500, 2024/2025

The extremely fast response time. Extremely extensive knowledge in various areas and extremely competent advice.

Client Testimonial, The Legal 500, 2024/2025

I can recommend the lawyers and the entire Wenger Vieli team without reservation. Extremely competent and client-oriented!

Client Testimonial, The Legal 500, 2024/2025

The team is very professional and knowledgeable in their field. They act with the client’s interest at heart.

Client Testimonial, The Legal 500, 2023/2024

Deep knowledge of the practice and a great understanding of the people they engage with. There is also a good moral compass in the team, which I really appreciate.

Client Testimonial, The Legal 500, 2023/2024

Good expertise, committed and equipped with the necessary industry knowledge, we benefit from rapid and comprehensive advice that enables us to make the correct decisions and assert our interests.

Client Testimonial, The Legal 500, 2023/2024