Monthly Archives: January 2018


The death of Martin Wagner

We were shocked to learn of the tragic death of our former colleague Martin Wagner. Our thoughts are with his children and we wish the family strength in this difficult situation. Please understand that we cannot provide any further information at this time. BALEX team

2019-02-02T15:07:01+01:0029. January, 2018|Current, News about us|

Katja Christ strengthens our team

We are pleased to announce the appointment to our team of Katja Christ, who joins us as a Partner. Katja Christ specializes in the areas of health and remedy law. Her in-depth support and advice in this field comes from a background of many years’ experience in administration and politics. She has proven skills [...]

2019-02-02T14:54:46+01:0011. January, 2018|Current, News about us|

Alexandra Vonarb becomes a clerk at the rent arbitration board

We congratulate our staff member Alexandra Vonarb on her new role as an extraordinary writer for the Basel-Stadt State Arbitration Board for rent disputes. The appointment took effect on 1 January 2018. Her additional involvement with the arbitration board, in addition to her work as a lawyer in our law firm, underlines her specialization [...]

2019-02-02T15:27:16+01:008. January, 2018|Current, Leasehold law, News about us|

Man can be forced to paternity test

By judgment 5A_590/2016 of 12 October 2017 , the Federal Supreme Court confirmed last year's decision that a putative father could be forced to give a DNA sample. The earlier case revolved around a man who doubted that he was the father of a prostitute's child and therefore refused to take a paternity test. [...]

2019-02-14T17:06:13+01:002. January, 2018|Current, Family law|