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Hartmann Müller Partners
Your Business Attorneys in Zurich

Over 35 years of expert legal counselling

As specialist business attorneys, we have been successfully advising and representing corporate groups, companies, and entrepreneurs for more than 35 years. We provide our Swiss and foreign clients with personal and custom-made services, because we know from experience that each case requires an individualized approach.
10. July 2018
Legal advisory services during purchase of several apartment buildings

HMP advised a real estate company on the successful acquisition of a "building right" with several apartment buildings (around CHF 25 mil.). Our services included reviewing and negotiating of the purchase agreement, clarifying Lex Friedrich issues and answering various complex legal questions in connection with the "building right".

30. June 2018
Legal representation and advisory services regarding acquisition of real estate portfolio
HMP assisted a listed real estate investor in the acquisition of a real estate portfolio consisting of 9 buildings in several cantons (around CHF 100 mil.). Despite a tight schedule and several notaries and land registries involved, the transaction was successfully executed by signing and closing in one day.
Multilaw EMEA regional meeting 2018
10. June 2018
Multilaw EMEA regional meeting 2018
Markus Aeschbacher represented HMP/Switzerland at the Multilaw EMEA regional meeting in Malta, Valetta from 7 – 10 June 2018. 60 delegates from 35 law firms attended the conference with the main topic “block chaine”.
Multilaw litigation Practice Group meeting
10. June 2018
Multilaw litigation Practice Group meeting
An important part of the Multilaw EMEA regional conference 2018 were once again the practice group meetings. Markus Aeschbacher, Partner at HMP, joined the strong litigation practice group.
1. June 2018
Property company restructuring successfully completed

After some four years of work, we have today completed the conversion of a limited partnership in the property sector into a real estate stock corporation. The new company has assets of over CHF 50 million, consisting mostly of apartment buildings. It is family owned, and the conversion will provide a simpler and more secure basis for being passed to future generations.

Our real estate team also played a major part in settling a number of legal disputes that required resolution before the company could complete a CHF 35 million construction project.
31. May 2018
Swissair case: Federal Supreme Court appeal re D&O liability action
In consultation with the creditors’ committee, HMP filed a timely appeal with the Civil Chamber of the Federal Supreme Court against the widely publicised Zurich Commercial Court decision of 16 March 2018 (HG130073) in Swissair’s D&O liability claim against fourteen former Swissair directors and officers and petitioned the Court to order all fourteen defendants to pay significant damages.