Cécile Berger Meyer

Partner, Head of Real Estate
Attorney at Law, LL.M., Certified Specialist SBA Construction and Real Estate Law

Cécile Berger Meyer leads the Real Estate practice group of Lenz & Staehelin in Geneva. She advises both private and institutional clients in the field of real estate law, and in respect of both civil matters (purchases, sales, structuring and financing) and administrative law matters (planning, construction licenses, restrictions on acquisitions). Cécile Berger Meyer is also a judge with the Geneva Lease Court (landlord side), is vice-chairman of the SVIT Romandie and is on the committees of several other professional organizations active in the real estate sector.

Practice Area
Real Estate, Corporate and M&A, Commercial and Contracts
French, English, German, Italian
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Very smart and can find solutions in very complicated situations
Chambers and Partners, 2022
She can draft a solid contract in a few hours
Legal 500, 2022
The “extremely precise and hard-working” Cécile Berger Meyer is praised as “a leading practitioner”, commended for her deep knowledge of real estate law.
Who's Who Legal, 2022
Very competent and knowledgeable lawyer with great experience in construction law.
Chambers and Partners, 2021
Great negotiation skills
Chambers and Partners, 2021
She shows great competence, meticulousness, and innovation, which makes her one of the best in her field of activity.
Legal 500, 2021
She has surrounded herself with a competent, reactive, but also human team allowing confidence.
Legal 500, 2021
She is a "well-known" real estate specialist, and displays exceptional awareness and knowledge of civil and administrative matters.
Who’s Who Legal, 2020
She is renowned for her profound ability to deliver effective counsel to clients on financings acquisitions and regulation.
Who’s Who Legal, 2020
She stands out for her accountability, knowledge of the case and sympathy levels. She’s available 24/7 if needed and always remembers every detail of a complex case.
Legal 500, 2020