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• construction and planning law
• real estate law
• energy and environmental law
• inheritance and estate law

Excellence in (real) estate matters

Hofstetter Advokatur & Notariat AG for construction and planning law, inheritance law, Certified Specialsts SBA Construction and Real Estate Law and Certified Specialist SBA Inheritance Law.

Hofstetter Advokatur & Notariat AG in Lucerne is a leading law firm in the fields of construction and planning law, estate and inheritance law, real estate law as well as energy and environmental law (BILANZ/PME, "Top Law Firm 2024").

Our recognised Attorneys at Law hold Certified Specialist SBA titels in Construction and Real Estate Law as well as Inheritance Law and provide advice for private individuals, communities, SMEs as well as national companies and international corporations throughout Switzerland.

For the drawing up of public deeds and all other notarial services, our notary's office is at your disposal.

Our mediator accompanies and guides you in mediations in the out-of-court development of constructive solutions.

Congratulations |

We congratulate Stefan Mundhaas on completing the CAS FHNW Environmental Law and Enforcement! Thanks to his interdisciplinary further training, Mr. Mundhaas is an expert in environmental law issues such as…

Seniority gift |

After 5 years with us as a lawyer, Stefan Mundhaas is taking his sabbatical. We look forward to welcoming him back with many new impressions from July 2024. 

Congratulations |

We congratulate Denis Hofstetter on completing the Certificate of Advanced Studies (CAS) Mediation Specialization at Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts!

As a mediator, Denis Hofstetter accompanies…

Teamevent |

This year's winter outing at our law firm took us up high. Stefan Puskas gave us an exclusive tour of the Rega Center at Zurich Airport. We were not only able to watch the team maintaining the rescue…

Celebration |

We are 20 years old!

We proudly and joyfully celebrated the 20th anniversary of our law firm with business partners and former employees. Lucas Rosenblatt treated us to an exquisite menu in the historic…

Education |

We are delighted to introduce two of our colleagues from the world of law who skilfully combine current teaching and case law with practical knowledge and impart it to students at UniLU and HSLU. introduce two…

Award |

An evaluation of all cases before the Federal Supreme Court from 2011 to 2022 has shown that attorney-at-law Urs Hofstetter-Arnet is one of the most successful legal representatives in appeals in public law…

Publication |

In her commentary, Domino Hofstetter shows the far-reaching consequences that a complete bypass can have for heirs of compulsory portions and combines this with valuable recommendations for the drafting of…

Press |

In the Neue Zürcher Zeitung, Domino Hofstetter provides information on the topic: "High real estate prices exacerbate an old problem: How do I treat all children equally in the event of inheritance?, The home…

Congratulations |

The Government Council of the Canton of Lucerne has elected Domino Hofstetter to the Foundation Board of the St. Charles Hall Foundation Paul and Gertrud Fischbacher-Labhardt, Meggen, as of 1 July 2023. We wish…

Lecture |

At the Paralegal Forum 2023 organised by the ZHAW School of Management and Law and the Swiss Paralegal Association, Domino Hofstetter spoke on the topic of the "Paralegal" professional examination - The direct…

Award |

The 5th time and TOP in 4 areas!

The business newspaper Bilanz and PME have once again chosen the Top Law Firms 2023. Hofstetter Advokatur & Notariat AG has been awarded in 4 areas of law.

Building and…

Publication |

Realising the house with a general contractor (GU) can be relieving, because instead of many individual contracts, only one contract has to be concluded and handled. In the magazine "hausbau von A-Z", Domino…

Further education |

Our attorneys at law attended the to-day Swiss Building Law Conference 2023 "... for everyone who builds" about the latest developments in public and private building law, Institute for Swiss and International…

Press |

At the Lucerne Theater discussion round, Domino Hofstetetter pointed out the consequences of copmlaints in the project competition The Luzerner Anzeiger reproduces this: Artickle "Als die Denkmalpflegerin mit…

Legislation |

Ladeside planning 1980 - Condensed zoning with concept 2010 - Living space and dream home in Meggen 2040 with prospering trade - Will the course be set correctly with the 2023 revision? The settlement model (he…

Pancel discussion |

Contribution by Domino Hofstetter to possible outcomes of the ongoing appeal proceedings against the award decision by architects who were excluded in the course of the anonymous projekt competition "New…

Press |

An abandonment of the theatre project due to complaints is "unlikely", says the expert Domino Hofstetter, Certified Specialist SBA Construction and Real Estate Law, in the Luzerner Zeitung of 31 December 2022.…

Lecture |

At the Obwalden Planners' Forum, Domino Hofstetter, Certified Specialist SBA Construction and Real Estate Law, spoke on the current topic of mobilising building land - legal instruments, particularly in the…

Press |

Interview on the competences of the executor regarding the letting and renovation of a property during an ongoing inheritance dispute by Domino Hofstetter, Certified Specialist SBA Inheritance Law, Certified…

Publication |

MLaw Leandra Kühne dealt in depth with "Legal instruments and responsibilities with regard to the security of electricity supply". A topic that turned out to be very topical and will occupy us for a while yet.…

Education |

Denis Hofstetter has successfully completed the Certificate of Advanced Studies (CAS) Mediation Fundamentals at the Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts. We congratulate him warmly on this…

Reference |

At the EspaceSuisse Central Switzerland Special Board on May 6, 2022, Domino Hofstetter, Certified Specialist SBA Construction and Real Estate Law, spoke on the topic of "Building densely - eliminating…

Recognition |

Hofstetter Advokatur & Notariat AG has been named a top law firm by BILANZ and Le Temps for the 4th time in a row.

We are very pleased about this renewed recognition. We would like to thank our entire team for…

Blog |

Recent blog post by Alicia Unternährer, Attorney at Law and MLaw Tenzin Netsang regarding questions on condominium ownership.

Blog |

Recent blog post regarding the removal of illegal structures outside the building zone.