Dr. Christoph Nater

Legal Partner, LL.M.


Dr. Christoph Nater practice focuses mainly on real estate law and he represents clients in state courts Furthermore, he renders legal advice in the areas of company successions, inheritance law and the handling of estates. Contract, corporate and employment law is also part of Christoph Nater’s practice.

Business activities

  • Construction and Real Estate Law
  • Swiss and International Litigation
  • Company Succession & Inheritance Law
  • Swiss and international Contract and Corporate Law
  • Labour Law


Georgetown University, Washington, D.C., USA (LL.M.)  
University of Basel (Dr. iur.)  
Admitted to the Bar  
University Zurich (lic. iur.)   


  • German
  • English
  • French 

Fields of Practice

since 2016
Legal Partner at MME
Senior Legal Associate at MME
Legal Associate at MME
Associate at a commercially orientated large law firm in Zurich
Judicial Clerk at the District Court of Meilen


  • Swiss Bar Association (SAV)
  • Zurich Bar Association (ZAV)
  • Member of the municipal building authority in Zollikon
  • President of the Swiss Academic Ski Club (SAS)


Legal 500 (www.legal500.com)

Recommended Lawyer 2020 for Private Client

MME Legal | Tax | Compliance has its areas of activity in its name; the team is instructed by HNWIs and families to assist them in particular with inheritance and real estate matters. Practice head Balz Hösly has longstanding experience in the field and also advises on estate planning and in corporate succession. Christoph Nater is well versed in the property area. Alexandra Geiger-Steiner is another name to note.

Christoph Nater and Alexandra Geiger are a well-rehearsed team with a lot of experience in inheritance law. They advise very effectively in complex cases.‘