SUBJECT AREAS

Notary’s office and inheritance and property law

An experienced notary’s office is available to our clients for comprehensive services. We are admitted to practise in the cantons of Basel-Stadt and Basel-Landschaft and can therefore handle all property transactions in these cantons.

Examples of current activities:
  • Recording and authentication of all property transactions in the cantons of Basel-Stadt and Basel-Landschaft, including establishment of condominium ownership and recording of tenancy contracts in the land register
  • Setting up and increasing mortgages (particularly mortgage notes)
  • Preparation of sale and easement contracts for any part of Switzerland as well as organization and coordination of recording with an authenticator/government notary’s office at the place of the property
  • Formation of companies for Swiss and foreign shareholders in any part of Switzerland
  • Issuing certifications, authentications and enforceable documents, applying for apostilles
  • Notarial recording of general meetings and other procedures (e.g. opening a safe deposit box)
  • Amendments to articles of association
  • Applications to the commercial register
  • Preparing the necessary public deeds in connection with restructuring (e.g. in the event of merger, de-merger, transfer of assets or other procedures in accordance with the law on mergers)
  • Capital changes (capital increases, additional payments for securities and capital reductions)
  • Liquidation of companies
  • General advice and carrying out legal procedures involving companies and foundations
  • Succession planning for your firm
  • Perfectly adapted planning of the legal aspects of marriage and succession, including wills and succession planning as well as execution of wills
  • Living wills and rights to designate a power of attorney

The fees levied by our Notary’s office in the canton of Basel-Stadt are based on the order on the notarial tariff Verordnung über den Notariatstarif of June 19, 2001 (edition of January 1, 2013) and in the canton of Basel-Landschaft on the order valid Verordnung there.