Battegay Dürr Anwälte und Notare Basel

Dr. Roberto Peduzzi

Roberto Peduzzi

Dr. Roberto Peduzzi is an expert in real estate, contract, corporate and employment law. He advises companies on international M&A transactions as well as investors and owners on letting and managing residential and business real estate. He negotiates complex lease agreements and, where necessary, asserts his clients’ interests in court.

Before joining Battegay Dürr AG as a partner, Dr. Roberto Peduzzi worked as an attorney in leading commercial law firms in Basel and New York. He publishes and litigates in German and Italian and advises his international clients in English and French. He heads our firm’s Italian Desk and personally advises companies and individuals with an Italian-speaking background.

Dr. Roberto Peduzzi

MLaw, lawyer
Partner at Battegay Dürr AG

Dr. Roberto Peduzzi is registered with the bar registry of the canton of Basel-Stadt and admitted to practice in all of Switzerland.


  • German
  • Italian
  • English
  • French

Education and Professional Experience

2018 –Partner at Battegay Dürr AG, Basel/Liestal
2016 – 2018Partner at Mathys Schmid Partner, Basel
2006 – 2016Managing Associate at VISCHER AG, Basel/Zurich
2011 – 2012Foreign Associate at Loeb, Block & Partners LLP, New York
2005Admitted to the Bar of the Canton of Basel-Stadt
2004 – 2005Internship with Kellerhals Carrard AG, Basel, Switzerland
2004Court clerk at the civil court Mendrisio
2004Walther Hug Dissertation Award
1999 – 2004Dissertation at the University of Zurich (Dr. iur., summa cum laude)
1999 – 2002Scientific assistant at the University of Zurich
1994 – 1999Legal studies at the University of Basel (summa cum laude)


Basel Bar Association, Swiss Bar Association (SBA), Italian Chamber of Commerce for Switzerland


The Negotiation of Business Lease Agreements – A Practical Guide with Contract Template and Variants (Die Verhandlung von Geschäftsmietverträgen – Eine praktische Anleitung mit Vertragsvorlage und Varianten), SVIT Verlag, Zürich 2014

The Electronic Opening of Decrees in Federal Administrative Proceedings in: Anwaltsrevue 2009, p. 197 ff. (Die elektronische Eröffnung von Verfügungen im Bundesverwaltungsverfahren, in: Anwaltsrevue 2009, S. 197 ff.)

Is the Prohibition of Racial Discrimination in Need of Revision? (Ist das Verbot der Rassendiskriminierung revisionsbedürftig?), in: medialex, 2007, S. 10 ff.

Freedom of Expression and Freedom of the Media in Switzerland – Dogmatics, System and Content of the Fundamental Right to Protection of Communication in the Law of the Federal Constitution and the ECHR (Meinungs- und Medienfreiheit in der Schweiz – Dogmatik, System und Inhalt des grundrechtlichen Kommunikationsschutzes im Recht der BV und der EMRK), Schulthess, Zürich 2004

Constitutional Considerations Regarding SRG’s Terrestrial Broadcasting Obligation (Staatsrechtliche Überlegungen zur terrestrischen Verbreitungspflicht der SRG), in: medialex 2002, S. 187 ff.

(Collaboration in:) Giovanni Biaggini/Rolf H. Weber, Legal Framework for Non-administrative Authority Commissions (Rechtliche Rahmenbedingungen für verwaltungsunabhängige Behördenkommissionen), Zürich 2002

Pro bono / Hobbies

Chairman of the Board of Directors and Managing Director of the real estate company Siskaba AG, Basek (since 2016), Interpreter German-Italian at the Civil Court Basel-Stadt (2000-2006)