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Dr. Francesca Pesenti


work Aeschenvorstadt 4 Postfach
4010 Basel


Attorney at Law and Civil Law Notary (BS/BL) / Managing Associate
Francesca Pesenti

Francesca Pesenti works in the areas of real estate and family office.

In the real estate area she deals with all legal issues of major construction projects. This includes the purchase and sale of real estate or real estate portfolios and advice on planning and construction law.

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

Francesca Pesenti speaks German and English.

  • Notary exam Basel-City / Basel-County
  • University of Basel (Dr. iur., 2016)
  • Bar examination Basel-City
  • University of Basel (M Law, 2013)
  • University of Basel (B Law, 2010)
  • Legal internship at the Land Registry of Basel-City (2017)
  • Legal internship at the Commercial Registry of Basel-City (2017)
  • Court clerk at the Civil Court of Basel-City (2014-2017)
  • Legal internship at the Civil Court of Basel-City (2012)
  • Legal internship at a business law firm in Basel (2012)
  • Research and Teaching Assistant to Prof. Dr. Sutter-Somm at the Faculty of Law of the University of Basel (2008-2012)
Mandates as board member

In recent times, Francesca Pesenti has worked on the following cases, among others:

  •      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 large family fortunes with international aspects
  •      Settlement of various complex international estates as executrix of wills  
Memberships in Associations
  • Basel Bar Association
  • Swiss Bar Association
  • Basel Chamber of notaries (Basel-City / Basel-County)
  • Pro-Iure
  • German
  • English
Practice areas
  • Civil Law Notary
  • Commercial Law
  • Corporate Law
  • Private Clients
  • Real Estate Law