Christoph Mettler, Dr. iur. Advokat

Christoph Mettler is a Partner at ADVOTECH ADVOKATEN. He studied law at the University of Fribourg and was a scientific assistant for Prof. Franz Riklin. After being awarded his doctorate degree, Christoph Mettler worked for the legal service of the Canton of Basel-Landschaft and consequently in the legal department of Ciba in Basel. Since 2002, Christoph Mettler has been working as attorney-at-law in a litigating as well as advisory capacity and has specialised in the area of environment, health and safety (EHS). He advises his clients in questions of site development, especially of industrial wasteland, and the drafting of complex infrastructure contracts, contracts for work and services (Werkverträge) as well as with real estate transactions. As of-counsel for the hazardous waste landfill in Bonfol (of the Basel chemical industry), Christoph Mettler has acquired extensive experience in the management of large-scale remediation projects. He authors expert opinions and represents his clients in civil, criminal and administrative proceedings.

Christoph Mettler is a member of the Energy and Environmental Commission of the Basel Chambers of Commerce, of the bar exam commission as well as the bar association of the Canton of Basel-Landschaft and author of numerous specialist publications.

Core competences: Environmental Law, Security Law, Health, Energy Law, Technology Law and Real Estate Law.
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