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Christoph Nertz Dr. iur., Attorney at Law, Notary Public, Partner

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Christoph Nertz, born in 1960, offers his expertise as attorney and notary public to companies, institutions and individuals in all kinds of business and private matters. The emphasis of his activities is on legal issues concerning real estate transactions, corporate law, inheritance law and contract law. He also enjoys working as part of an advisory board or team.


Practice areas:

  • Real estate law (private law contracts, spatial planning law, permits, environmental protection law, easements, condominium ownership, etc.)
  • Corporate law and company law (contracts, succession, formations, restructuring, etc.)
  • Inheritance law, marital property law (planning, implementation, counselling, agreements, execution of wills, etc.)
  • Contracts (drafting, evaluation, etc.)
  • Notarial services


  • German
  • English
  • French


  • Admitted as Notary Public for Basel-Stadt, 1995
  • Admitted to the Basel-Stadt Bar, 1989
  • University of Basel (Dr. iur., 1992)
  • University of Basel (lic. iur., 1985)

Professional activities:

  • Partner with NEOVIUS (since 1992)
  • Former lecturer of real estate law, School of Facility Management, Wädenswil
  • Former member of the Construction Appeals Commission Basel-Stadt
  • Former law clerk at the Civil Court of Basel-Stadt
  • Former administrator at Inheritance and Estate Office Arlesheim
  • Former director of the ch Foundation for Federal Cooperation

Further activities:

  • insieme Basel (president) and GGG Gesellschaft für das Gute und Gemeinnützige Basel (delegate)
  • Meister Vorstadtgesellschaft zur Mägd (Master)
  • Association of Home-Owners Basel-Stadt (delegate)
  • Architekturdialoge Basel Foundation (member of foundation board)
  • Strafin Foundation (member of foundation board)
  • Mandates at several boards of directors
  • Former head of the Notary Association of Basel-Stadt
  • Former member of the Examination Board for Attorneys of Basel-Stadt


  • Bar Association of Basel-Stadt / Swiss Bar Association
  • Notary Association of Basel-Stadt / Swiss Notaries Association
  • Swiss Society of Engineers and Architects (SIA)
  • Lions Club Wartenberg
  • E. Vorstadtgesellschaft zur Mägd (Basel guild)
  • E. Zunft zum Schlüssel (Basel guild)


  • Gebhardt, Daniel / Meyer, Christoph / Nertz, Christoph / Piolino, Marina, Die Baubewilligung im Kanton Basel-Stadt, Basel 2014
  • Kommentierung zu Art. 457 bis 460, 462, 466, 470 bis 476 ZGB, in: Abt, Daniel / Weibel, Thomas, Praxiskommentar Erbrecht, 2. Auflage, Basel 2011.
  • Erwerb und Finanzierung des Baugrundstücks, in: Münch, Peter / Karlen, Peter / Geiser, Thomas, Beraten und Prozessieren in Bausachen, Basel 1998
  • Der Anspruch auf Zahlung einer angemessenen Vergütung bei rechtswidriger Benutzung fremder Immaterialgüterrechte (sog. Lizenzanalogie), Dissertation, Basel 1995