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Dr. Andreas C. Albrecht


work Aeschenvorstadt 4 Postfach
4010 Basel


Attorney at Law, Civil Law Notary (BS) / Partner
Andreas C. Albrecht

Andreas Albrecht works in the areas of real estate and family office.

In the real estate area he deals with all legal issues of major construction projects. This includes the purchase and sale of real estate or real estate portfolios, advice on planning and construction law, the drafting of planning contracts and contracts for construction services, the drafting of investment and project contracts, the structuring of construction consortiums and the drafting of joint venture contracts.

In the area of family offices, Andreas Albrecht advises and assists his clients in the planning and settlement of estates, in corporate succession and in the design of structures for the management of larger family fortunes.

Andreas Albrecht speaks German and English fluently.

In recent times, Andreas Albrecht has worked on the following cases, among others:

  • Advising and representing a large state-affiliated company in the negotiation of a general planning contract for a complex new building ( cost of construction approx. CHF 400 million)
  • Re-zoning of a site with creation of various easements and drafting of neighboring rights agreements with regard to a major new building for a cultural institution
  • Various transfers of large real estate portfolios, each worth several hundred million CHF 
  • Estate planning for various very large family fortunes with international aspects
  • Settlement of various complex international estates as executor of wills
  • Regular legal counsel to various internationally oriented family office clients in all strategic questions of asset management, residence and estate planning
  • New York University (LL.M. with specialisation in corporate law, 1998)
  • University of Basel (Dr. iur., 1998)
  • Bar exam in Basel-City (1995)
  • Notary exam in Basel-City (1995)
  • University of Basel (lic. iur., 1992)
  • Attorney at Law and Civil Law Notary (since 1998)
Memberships in Associations
  • Basel Bar Association
  • Swiss Bar Association
  • Swiss Notaries Association
  • Swiss Arbitration Association (ASA)
  • Swiss Lawyers Association
  • Swiss Association for Protestant Church Law
  • International Bar Association
  • German
  • English
  • French
Practice areas
  • Administrative Law
  • Banking Law
  • Civil Law Notary
  • Commercial Law
  • Constitutional Law
  • Construction Law
  • Corporate Governance
  • Corporate Law
  • Estate Planning
  • Inheritance Law
  • Law of Associations (Swiss Verein)
  • Law of Foundations
  • Private Clients
  • Private International Law
  • Public Procedure Law
  • Real Estate Law