Sarah Hilber


Sarah Hilber is counsel on the Real Estate and Insolvency and Restructuring teams. She advises institutional and private clients on all aspects of real estate law and represents clients before courts and the authorities. A major part of her practice is devoted to complex construction disputes. Sarah Hilber also works on complex national and cross-border insolvency proceedings and advises creditors and debtors on insolvency issues.

Practice Areas:

Real Estate
Insolvency and Restructuring
Litigation and Arbitration


2017 Certified Specialist SBA Construction and Real Estate Law
2011 Attorney at Law Wenger Plattner
2008 Trainee Wenger Plattner (2008-2009)
2007 University of Zurich (lic.iur.)


Selected publications:

Newsletter 2/17: Delusions and confusions surrounding Lex Koller
It was only in June 2014 that the Swiss Federal Parliament rejected motion 13.3975 calling for the ‘reinstatement of Lex Koller authorisation for real estate used for commercial purposes’ and motion 13.3976 calling for the ‘abolition of the privilege allowing the acquisition of shares in real estate funds and listed real estate companies under Lex Koller’. Yet the Federal Council has insisted that some of these proposals should be implemented under a revised Lex Koller regime and initiated a consultation process on 10 March 2017. The consultation period runs until 30 June 2017.

Anfechtungsklage (in German)
In: Kommentierte Musterklagen zur Zwangsvollstreckung und zu den Rechtsmitteln, Fischer Willi/Theus Simoni Fabiana/Gessler Dieter (Hrsg.), Band V, Zürich 2016, S. 73 ff.

Die Rechtsprechung im Kanton Zürich zur neuen ZPO (in German)
In: Jusletter of 14 November 2011 (together with PD Dr. Reetz Peter)

Kommentar zu Art. 313–318 ZPO (in German)
In: Kommentar zur Schweizerischen Zivilprozessordnung, Sutter-Somm Thomas / Hasenböhler Franz / Leuenberger Christoph (Hrsg.), 3. Auflage, Zürich 2016 (zusammen mit PD Dr. Reetz Peter)

Diverse Artikel in der Zeitschrift MODULOR, Rubrik Recht (in German),
ab 2009


Sarah Hilber lic. iur.
Attorney at Law
Wenger Plattner
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Bar admission (2010)


Certified Specialist SBA Construction and Real Estate Law


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