Dr. Wolfgang Müller, MBA
Dr. Wolfgang Müller, MBA

Dr. Wolfgang Müller, MBA

Partner, Zurich

Schiffbaustrasse 2 | Postfach | CH-8031 Zurich | Switzerland
Schiffbaustrasse 2 | Postfach | CH-8031 Zurich | Switzerland
T +41 58 552 05 70
wolfgang.muller@mll-legal.com

Profile

Wolfgang Müller focuses on real estate, M&A and capital markets. He heads the firm’s real estate team. Wolfgang Müller joined MLL in 1997 after having successfully completed his MBA at the Australian Graduate School of Management in Sydney, Australia and the University of Michigan Business School in Ann Arbor, USA.

Wolfgang Müller is, among others, recommended by Chambers and Partners and The Legal 500 and he is listed by The Legal 500 as a “leading individual” for real estate and construction in Switzerland.




Industry Groups


Rankings & Awards

Chambers Europe 2022 Wolfgang MüllerWWL Thought Leader Switzerland 2021 IFLR 1000, 2021-22Chambers and Partners Europe 2021 Wolfgang MüllerThe Legal 500 EMEA leading individual Wolfgang MüllerBest Lawyers Switzeraland Wolfgang Mueller
  • “Wolfgang Müller is an expert in real estate transactions with a wealth of experience advising on high-value property acquisitions” – WWL, Thought Leaders Switzerland, Construction & Real Estate 2021
  • “Wolfgang Müller is an expert in real estate transactions with a wealth of experience advising on high-value property acquisitions” – WWL, Construction & Real Estate 2021
  • “Wolfgang is our #1 partner for legal matters of all sorts and he deals with all of them to our full satisfaction. Noteworthy to me is the fact that we in the construction business like to keep things simple. Wolfgang has a great ability to adapt to this client need while showing us the boundaries and keeping the risks in check” – IFLR 1000, 2021-22
  • “Wolfgang has an impressive specialist knowledge, is highly reliable and very pleasant to work with. He keeps calm in every situation, carries out our orders in a highly professional manner and to our complete satisfaction. He has a remarkably pragmatic style which is rare to find in this industry and which we highly appreciate” – IFLR 1000, 2021-22
  • Wolfgang Müller is “very responsive and solution-oriented. He has creative ideas and is a trustful partner” – Legal 500, Real Estate 2020
  • “He works with a pragmatic approach and is very reliable” – Legal 500, Capital Markets 2020
  • Wolfgang Müller advises on real estate M&A, construction projects and commercial property sales and is “very strong and experienced” – Chambers and Partners, 2021
  • “Wolfgang Müller is widely regarded as a leading light in the Swiss market and excels in advising private equity investors and financial institutions on real estate developments” – Who’s Who Legal 2021, Real Estate Global Leader
  • “Wolfgang Müller is an expert in real estate transactions with a wealth of experience advising on high-value property acquisitions” – Who’s Who Legal 2021, Real Estate Switzerland

Deals & Cases

  • Advising Burkhalter Holding AG in the merger and takeover of SIX-listed poenina holding ag and the listing of the new Burkhalter shares on SIX Swiss Exchange thereby creating a company with a market cap exceeded CHF 750 million based on the closing share price of 29 June 2022
  • Advising Swiss Life in the acquisition of a real estate portfolio comprising 26 real properties in 4 cantons for a purchase price of CHF 360.3 million
  • Advising HIAG Immobilien AG in its rights offering raising about CHF 160 million and the listing of its newly issued shares on SIX Swiss Exchange
  • Advising Talenthouse in its international cross-border reverse merger into a Swiss listed company, including the issuance and listing of newly issued shares at SIX Swiss Exchange in March 2022
  • Advising a major Swiss bank and several of its managed vehicles in an asset swap with a big Swiss listed real estate company involving several Swiss real properties and an aggregate deal value exceeding CHF 400 million
  • Advising a privately held Swiss company regarding its public offering of shares by way of an innovative new structuring and the approval of the related prospectus by the Prospectus Office of SIX Exchange Regulation AG

Education & Admission

  • MBA at Australian Graduate School of Management, The University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia and University of Michigan Business School, Ann Arbor, USA (1995-1996)
  • Admitted to the bar in Switzerland (1993)
  • University of Zurich, lic. iur., Dr. iur. (1990/1992)

Memberships and public offices

  • International Bar Association (IBA)
  • Swiss-Chinese Chamber of Commerce
  • CFOs – CFO Forum Switzerland
  • Swiss Circle
  • SwissPropTech

Languages

  • German
  • English

Assistant

“Wolfgang is our #1 partner for legal matters of all sorts and he deals with all of them to our full satisfaction. Noteworthy to me is the fact that we in the construction business like to keep things simple. Wolfgang has a great ability to adapt to this client need while showing us the boundaries and keeping the risks in check”

IFLR 1000, 2021-22
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Publications

Transaktionen in unsicheren Zeiten

Tages-Anzeiger, FOKUS Bau und Immobilien 2022, 10. Juni 2022
  • DE

Real Estate 2022 Switzerland – A practical cross-border insight into real estate law

The International Comparative Legal Guide to Real Estate 2022, 17th Edition, Chapter 19, p. 203-211, December 2021
  • EN

Les transactions au temps du COVID-19

IMMO22 Magazine FRA, p. 49, 13. décembre 2021
  • FR

Transaktionen in Corona-Zeiten

IMMO22 Magazin DEU, S. 55, 13. Dezember 2021
  • DE