Christoph Nertz

Dr. iur., Attorney-at-Law, Notary Public, Partner

Christoph Nertz, born in 1960, offers his expertise as attorney and notary public to companies, institutions and private individuals in all kinds of business and private matters, in particular regarding real estate transactions, companies, inheritance matters and contracts. Thanks to his long-standing and broad-based experience, he can identify and analyse problematic issues quickly and work with his clients to find suitable solutions. 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 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

Professional career

  • Notary public in Basel-Stadt (since 1995)
  • Partner with NEOVIUS (since 1992)
  • Former lecturer in 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 assistant to the director of the ch Foundation for Federal Cooperation
  • Attorney-at-law in Basel (since 1989)


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


  • German
  • English
  • French

Other activities

  • insieme Basel (chairman) and GGG Gesellschaft für das Gute und Gemeinnützige Basel (managing director)
  • Master of Vorstadtgesellschaft zur Mägd (Basel guild)
  • Association of Home-Owners Basel-Stadt (former managing director)
  • Architekturdialoge Basel (member of foundation board)
  • Strafin Foundation (member of foundation board)
  • Hanna Frey Foundation (chairman 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.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, 2nd edition, 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

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