Andreas F. Vögeli heads the Real Estate team at Niederer Kraft Frey. His expertise covers the full lifecycle of real estate, providing a comprehensive and commercially pragmatic approach for his clients. Andreas F. Vögeli is recognised as a leading real estate lawyer in Switzerland.

Deals & Cases

Ina Invest acquires majoriy stake in CERES Group Holding Ltd.
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A.P. Møller Holding acquires Unilabs
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Gold Tree acquires Hotel Basel
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Practice Areas


Andreas F. Vögeli has deep knowledge of the Swiss real estate market and broad expertise in property acquisitions and sales, investments, developments, leasing, financing, restructuring, and disposition of all asset classes of real estate. He also advises on all aspects of commercial, industrial, hospitality and residential real estate, including on regulatory framework requirements.

  • Real Estate Transactions
  • Land Development and Construction
  • Real Estate Leasing and Operations
  • Leisure and Hospitality
  • Real Estate Dispute Resolution
  • Real Estate Litigations
2007 Specialist SBA Construction and Real Estate Law
2007 University Freiburg, Certificate of Advanced Studies Construction and Real Estate Law
2006 Center for Urban Real Estate Management Zurich, Master of Science in Real Estate, MScRE
2001 Admitted to the Bar, Rechtsanwalt
1997 University of Freiburg, lic. iur.
Best Lawyers 2017 – 2023
Chambers Europe 2011 – 2023
The Legal500 EMEA 2017 – 2023 – Leading Individual
The Lawyer 2022 – Lawyer of the Year for Real Estate – Zurich
IFLR1000 2018 – 2022 – Notable Practicioner
Who’s Who Legal: Thought Leaders – Switzerland 2019 – 2022
Who’s Who Legal: Global 2019 – 2022
Who’s Who Legal: Switzerland 2016 – 2022
Best Lawyers /Handelsblatt Switzerland 2021/22 – Lawyer of the Year for Real Estate Law Zurich
ILO Client Choice Awards 2018 – Real Estate Switzerland
ILO Client Choice Awards 2017 – Real Estate Switzerland
  • Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors
  • Urban Land Institute
  • Swiss Real Estate Think Tank (srett)
  • International Bar Association
  • Swiss Advocates Chamber of Certified Specialists SBA Construction and Real Estate Law
  • Swiss Bar Association
  • Zurich Bar Association
2010 Partner, Niederer Kraft Frey
1997 Trainee, Associate and Senior Associate, Niederer Kraft Frey




Deals & Cases


Consortium of investors co-led by The Risk Management Group and Union Bancaire Privée acquires buildi…

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Capvis acquires a majority stake in SCHURTER Group

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Investindustrial completes SPAC transaction with Zegna Group

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MIPIM 2023 – the world’s leading real estate market event

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Swiss Property Fair for Investors IMMO 2023

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Swiss Property Fair for Investors IMMO 2022

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Market Perception

«Andreas Vögeli and his real estate team really work as a team. Andreas Vögeli’s qualities are his deep real estate knowledge, his responsiveness and his excellent negotiation skills. He is a team player. »
Chambers Europe 2022
«Andreas Vögeli, but also his whole team, have been always quick to respond, proactive and well versed, especially taking into account the various mentalities and local regulations we deal with all over Switzerland. »
Legal 500 2022
«Andreas Vögeli possesses “very precise knowledge of the field” and is “always available, solution oriented and has huge know-how” of the hospitality sector. »
Who’s Who Legal 2022

Awards & Rankings


Twelve NKF lawyers listed as “Thought Leaders Switzerland 2022” by Who’s Who Legal

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NKF recognised as “Law Firm of the Year” for Corporate Law by Best Lawyers/Handelsblatt

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Eight partners from NKF listed as Who’s Who Legal: Thought Leaders – Switzerland 2019

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Firm News


NKF first in Switzerland to select and implement Litera Desktop

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In the Media


The real estate market in Switzerland will certainly remain attractive for some time

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Review of the 75th Swiss Real Estate Talk: “Crowd investing and Blockchain instead of real estat…

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Aus der Praxis: Miete oder Gebrauchsleihe?

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Real Estate Law Review: Switzerland 2023

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Real Estate Law Review: Switzerland

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Real Estate Law Review: Switzerland

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Speaking Engagements


Mietrechtsschulung bei der Privera AG

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Ausgewählte rechtliche Aspekte zur Vermietung von Gewerbeliegenschaften und zum Grundstückkauf: Doub…

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Immobilienanlagen für Privatinvestoren

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