John-David Burdet, attorney-at-law in Lausanne, was admitted to the Vaud Bar in 2006 and practises mainly in the field of construction and real estate law. He has also acquired a solid experience in labour law.

Awarded by the University of Fribourg and the Swiss Bar Association, he obtained in February 2015 the title of SBA specialist in construction and real estate law, certifying high skills in these fields.

In the field of private construction law, his activities include, in particular, the contract of enterprise, the contract of mandate, for architects or engineers, the contract of sale of real estate, the law of condominium ownership (PPE), as well as the law of lease. In public construction law cases, he acts for both municipalities and private individuals.

In order to continousely improve his knowledge and competences, John-David Burdet regularly attends seminars and conferences in these fields.

John-David Burdet is also a lecturer for the private law module of the Federal Executive Certificate in Public Administration.

He represents clients in civil, administrative and arbitration proceedings. He also favours upstream intervention, in order to limit disputes before they arise; the implementation of a mediation or a conciliation is one of the alternative methods to solve disputes.

Languages

  • French
  • English

Fields of activity

  • Construction and real estate law
  • Contract law (general contractor, total contractor)
  • Legal mortgages for craftsmen and entrepreneurs
  • Contract law of mandates, architects or engineers
  • Floor ownership law (PPE)
  • Construction defects
  • Property and easments rights
  • Neighbourhood rights
  • Real estate sale
  • Residential and commercial lease law
  • Spatial planning and building regulations
  • Employment law

PROFESSIONAL CAREER

  • Swiss Bar Association certification of lawyer specialized in construction and real estate law (Swiss Bar Association, 2015),
  • Certificate of Advanced Legal Studies (CAS) in construction and real estate law, (University of Fribourg, 2015)
  • Vaud Bar exam (2006)
  • Master of Law, University of Lausanne (2001)

continuous education

  • Seminar on condeminium law, University of Neuch√Ętel, 27 September 2019
  • Continuing education day of the Chamber of Lawyers specialized in construction and real estate law, University of Bern, 3 September 2019
  • Swiss Construction Law Days, University of Fribourg, 31 January to 1 February 2019
  • Continuing education day of the Chamber of Lawyers specialized in construction and real estate law, University of Fribourg, 5 September 2018

MEMBER OF

  • Member of the Chamber of Lawyers specialized in construction and real estate law
  • Member of the Vaud bar association
  • Member of the Swiss Bar Association
  • Young Vaud Bar