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Michael Merker


Oberstadtstrasse 7
PO Box 2060
CH 5402 Baden
Tel. +41 (0)56 200 07 07
Fax. +41 (0)56 200 07 00


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Preferred areas of law

Energy law, planning and construction law, education law, public personnel law, labor law, administrative organization law, administrative procedural law, foundation law, administrative law


  • Lecturer for public law at the University of St. Gallen
  • Academic advisor at the Institute for Legal Studies and Legal Practice at the University of St. Gallen
  • Judge in the Administrative Court of the Canton of Aargau (since 1993)
  • Professor in the Master of Administrative Law program at the University of Basel
  • Weblaw author (energy law; digital commentary on court rulings)
  • Professor of public personnel law at the University of Applied Sciences and Arts Northwestern Switzerland
  • Judge at the Swiss Appeals Commission (VBS) (1999 - 2006)
  • Judge at the Swiss Appeals Commission for Civil Defence Matters (1999 - 2006)
  • Dr. iur., dissertation topic: Rechtsmittel, Klage und Normenkontrollverfahren nach dem Aargauischen Gesetz über die Verwaltungsrechtspflege, Kommentar zu den §§ 38 - 72 VRPG (Legal remedies, actions and judicial review proceedings under the Aargau Administrative Justice Act, commentary on sections 38 – 72 VRPG), awarded the Issekutz Prize by the University of Zurich (1998)
  • Attorney (since 1995)
  • Clerk at the Aargau Cantonal Court of Appeal and Administrative Court (1990 - 1993)
  • Clerk at the Baden District Court (1988 - 1990)

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