Alexander Rey

Alexander Rey's practice focuses on public law, both in an advisory and litigation capacity. His practice focuses on construction, planning and environmental law, expropriation law, nature and heritage protection law, general administrative law and public procedural law.

Alexander Rey assists his clients in particular in complex development projects with diverse planning and environmental aspects and different stakeholders (investors, municipality and canton, residents and environmental associations).

Alexander Rey, Attorney at Law, Specialist Attorney SAV Construction and Real Estate Law

Career

1985 - 1990

Law studies at the University of Basel (lic. iur.)

1995 - 2021

Partner in the law firms Merker Kersten Rey (until 2000) and Binder Rechtsanwälte Baden (2001 - 2021)

1992

Acquisition of the Aargau bar exam

2010 - 2011

Education Specialist Lawyer SAV Construction and Real Estate Law

1992 - 1995

Clerk at the Administrative Court of the Canton of Aargau

2022

Co-founder and partner at Rey Läuffer Hofstetter Attorneys at Law, Baden

Career

1985 - 1990

Law studies at the University of Basel (lic. iur.)

1992

Acquisition of the Aargau bar exam

1992 - 1995

Clerk at the Administrative Court of the Canton of Aargau

1995 - 2021

Partner in the law firms Merker Kersten Rey (until 2000) and Binder Rechtsanwälte Baden (2001 - 2021)

2010 - 2011

Education Specialist Lawyer SAV Construction and Real Estate Law

2022

Co-founder and partner at Rey Läuffer Hofstetter Attorneys at Law, Baden

Alexander Rey

Sideline
Activities

All current part-time activities
by Alexander Rey

Member

Member of the Valuation Commission of the Canton of Zug (Chairman of the Expropriation Chamber)

Lecturer

Lecturer at the Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts for Building, Planning and Environmental Law

Co-convener

Co-Chairman (with Prof. Peter Hettich) of the annual conference "Current Developments in Construction, Planning and Environmental Law" of the University of St. Gallen

Speaker

Regular speaker at various conferences, in particular at the Swiss Lawyers' Congress, Specialist Lawyers' Course SAV Construction and Real Estate Law (University of Fribourg), Conference Specialist Lawyers' Association SAV Construction and Real Estate Law

Board member

Member of the board local party FDP Birmenstorf

Publications

Alexander Rey/David Hofstetter

Kurzgutachten zur marktkonformen Expropriation Compensation for Cultivated Land, in: Blätter für Agrarrecht (BlAR) 2/2021, pp. 89 ff.

Alexander Rey

Contribution to the topics of development, regulations on design and classification as well as protection of the site and preservation of historical monuments, in: Fachhandbuch Öffentliches Baurecht, Zurich 2016.

Alexander Rey

Mobile radio installations: relationship between federal environmental law, spatial planning law and building law, in particular building procedure law, in KPG Bulletin 2/2021.

Alexander Rey

Aktuelle Rechts - und Vollzugsfragen bei der Altlastenbearbeitung, in: Umweltrecht in der Praxis (URP) 6/2011, p. 573 ff.

Alexander Rey

Mobile radio installations: Relationship between federal environmental law, spatial planning law and building law, in particular building procedure law, in Umweltrecht in der Praxis (URP) 2/2021

Alexander Rey

Die Kostenverteilung bei der Anwendung von Art. 3 AltlV, in: Baurecht (BR) 4/2010, p. 202 ff.

David Hofstetter/Alexander Rey

Classification of Art. 19 lit. abis EntG in the compensation system under expropriation law, in: Aktuelle Juristische Praxis (AJP) 2/2021, p. 206 et seq.

Alexander Rey/Benjamin Wittwer

Die Ausschreibungspflicht bei der Übertragung von Monopolen nach revidiertem Binnenmarktgesetz, in: Aktuelle Juristische Praxis (AJP), 5/2007 p. 485 ff.

Alexander Rey

Contribution to the protection of architectural monuments in the book series "Kommentierte Mustereinlagen im Verwaltungsrecht", Zurich 2020

Alexander Rey

Non-discriminatory Electricity Grid Allocation, Instrument of Public Service or Competition?, in NZZ of April 6, 2006.

Alexander Rey

Contribution on monument protection and expropriation law in the "Handbuch Heimatschutzrecht", 2020

Alexander Rey

Network Infrastructures in the Liberalized Market, in: Neue Zürcher Zeitung, August 29, 2001.

David Hofstetter/Alexander Rey

Restkostenfinanzierung und Wirtschaftlichkeitskontrolle, in: Pflegerecht 4/18, p. 198 ff.

Alexander Rey

Data Protection in Hospitals under Public Law and the Right to Data Transfer of the Regional Churches of the Canton of Aargau, in: Schweizerisches Jahrbuch für Kirchenrecht 1998

David Hofstetter/Alexander Rey

Teilteteignung und Schutzschildtheorie, in: Schweizerisches Zentralblatt für Staats- und Verwaltungsrecht (ZBl) 118/2017, p. 243 et seq.

Publications

Alexander Rey/David Hofstetter

Kurzgutachten zur marktkonformen Expropriation Compensation for Cultivated Land, in: Blätter für Agrarrecht (BlAR) 2/2021, pp. 89 ff.

Alexander Rey

Mobile radio installations: relationship between federal environmental law, spatial planning law and building law, in particular building procedure law, in KPG Bulletin 2/2021.

Alexander Rey

Mobile radio installations: Relationship between federal environmental law, spatial planning law and building law, in particular building procedure law, in Umweltrecht in der Praxis (URP) 2/2021

David Hofstetter/Alexander Rey

Classification of Art. 19 lit. abis EntG in the compensation system under expropriation law, in: Aktuelle Juristische Praxis (AJP) 2/2021, p. 206 et seq.

Alexander Rey

Contribution to the protection of architectural monuments in the book series "Kommentierte Mustereinlagen im Verwaltungsrecht", Zurich 2020

Alexander Rey

Contribution on monument protection and expropriation law in the "Handbuch Heimatschutzrecht", 2020

David Hofstetter/Alexander Rey

Restkostenfinanzierung und Wirtschaftlichkeitskontrolle, in: Pflegerecht 4/18, p. 198 ff.

David Hofstetter/Alexander Rey

Teilteteignung und Schutzschildtheorie, in: Schweizerisches Zentralblatt für Staats- und Verwaltungsrecht (ZBl) 118/2017, p. 243 et seq.

Alexander Rey

Contribution to the topics of development, regulations on design and classification as well as protection of the site and preservation of historical monuments, in: Fachhandbuch Öffentliches Baurecht, Zurich 2016.

Alexander Rey

Aktuelle Rechts - und Vollzugsfragen bei der Altlastenbearbeitung, in: Umweltrecht in der Praxis (URP) 6/2011, p. 573 ff.

Alexander Rey

Die Kostenverteilung bei der Anwendung von Art. 3 AltlV, in: Baurecht (BR) 4/2010, p. 202 ff.

Alexander Rey/Benjamin Wittwer

Die Ausschreibungspflicht bei der Übertragung von Monopolen nach revidiertem Binnenmarktgesetz, in: Aktuelle Juristische Praxis (AJP), 5/2007 p. 485 ff.

Alexander Rey

Non-discriminatory Electricity Grid Allocation, Instrument of Public Service or Competition?, in NZZ of April 6, 2006.

Alexander Rey

Network Infrastructures in the Liberalized Market, in: Neue Zürcher Zeitung, August 29, 2001.

Alexander Rey

Data Protection in Hospitals under Public Law and the Right to Data Transfer of the Regional Churches of the Canton of Aargau, in: Schweizerisches Jahrbuch für Kirchenrecht 1998

Presentations (selection)

Compensation for transition rights (protective shield practice) - comments on the decision 1C_647/2019 of October 8, 2020, conference IRP-St. Gallen 2020

Current developments in construction, planning and environmental law, Swiss Lawyers' Congress 2013, 2015, 2017 and 2019.

Current developments in construction, planning and environmental law, Conference Specialist Lawyers SAV Construction and Real Estate Law 2021, 2019, 2016.

Development problems in evolved situations: Procedures and financial consequences. Conference IRP - University of St. Gallen 2017

Expropriation Law, Conference of the Swiss Farmers' Union, Brugg November 3, 2016

On the Meaning and Use of Aesthetic General Clauses, Conference IRP- University of St. Gallen 2014.

Land Purchase - Due Diligence under Building, Planning and Environmental Law, Conference IRP - University of St. Gallen, 2012.

Material Expropriation in the Adaptation of Land Use Plans Conforming to the Spatial Planning Act, Conference IRP - University of St. Gallen 2010.

CO2 Law and Legislation Project - Overview of Climate Law in Switzerland, Conference IRP - University of St. Gallen 2008

Dealing with Municipal Utilities (Water, Electricity, Gas), Municipal Conference of the IRP of the University of St. Gallen, 2007

Public-intensive buildings, Conference IRP - University of St. Gallen 2006

Concession contracts in upheaval, Euroforum Intensive Seminar, 2006

Konzession im Umbruch, Paper Institute for Law and Legal Practice of the University of St. Gallen, 2006

Concession contracts with energy policy profile, presentation on the occasion of the national training for consultants Energy Switzerland, 2005

Konzessionsverträge und Service Public, Paper Energy Conference, Institute of Law and Legal Practice of the University of St. Gallen, 2004.

Presentations (selection)

Compensation for transition rights (protective shield practice) - comments on the decision 1C_647/2019 of October 8, 2020, conference IRP-St. Gallen 2020

Current developments in construction, planning and environmental law, Swiss Lawyers' Congress 2013, 2015, 2017 and 2019.

Current developments in construction, planning and environmental law, Conference Specialist Lawyers SAV Construction and Real Estate Law 2021, 2019, 2016.

Development problems in evolved situations: Procedures and financial consequences. Conference IRP - University of St. Gallen 2017

Expropriation Law, Conference of the Swiss Farmers' Union, Brugg November 3, 2016

On the Meaning and Use of Aesthetic General Clauses, Conference IRP- University of St. Gallen 2014.

Land Purchase - Due Diligence under Building, Planning and Environmental Law, Conference IRP - University of St. Gallen, 2012.

Material Expropriation in the Adaptation of Land Use Plans Conforming to the Spatial Planning Act, Conference IRP - University of St. Gallen 2010.

CO2 Law and Legislation Project - Overview of Climate Law in Switzerland, Conference IRP - University of St. Gallen 2008

Dealing with Municipal Utilities (Water, Electricity, Gas), Municipal Conference of the IRP of the University of St. Gallen, 2007

Public-intensive buildings, Conference IRP - University of St. Gallen 2006

Concession contracts in upheaval, Euroforum Intensive Seminar, 2006

Konzession im Umbruch, Paper Institute for Law and Legal Practice of the University of St. Gallen, 2006

Concession contracts with energy policy profile, presentation on the occasion of the national training for consultants Energy Switzerland, 2005

Konzessionsverträge und Service Public, Paper Energy Conference, Institute of Law and Legal Practice of the University of St. Gallen, 2004.