Stephanie Leinhardt

Dr. iur., LL.M., Attorney at Law and notary public

As a notary public in the Canton of Aargau, Stephanie Leinhardt provides any kind of notary services. She draws up and certifies contracts in the areas of property law, matrimonial and inheritance law as well as the law of obligations and company law. As an attorney at Law, she provides both advice and litigation in various fields of private law (contract, family, and inheritance law in particular) as well as public law matters (specifically in environmental and energy law).


2021 Schärer Rechtsanwälte (Attorney at Law and notary public)
2021 Notary public licence (Canton Aargau)
2019 Schärer Rechtsanwälte (Attorney at Law)
2017 Aarau District Court (court clerk)
2016 Bar admission
2015 Kulm District Court (court clerk)
2015 St. Gallen Federal Administrative Court (Division I, Chamber 1; University intern)
2013 Kulm District Court (Legal intern / Court clerk by proxy)
2013 University of Basel (Dr. iur.)
2010 Albert Ludwig University, Freiburg im Breisgau (LL.M.)
2010 Université de Strasbourg (Master Droit et études européennes)
2010 University of Basel (Master of Law)
2009 Research assistant under Prof. Dr. iur. Krista Nadakavukaren Schefer, University of Basel
2009 Université Panthéon-Assas (Paris II), Paris (Certificat élémentaire de Droit français et européen)
2007 Teaching assistant under Prof. Dr. iur. Peter Jung, University of Basel


German, English, French


Bar registration at all Swiss courts


Notary services, Family law, Inheritance law


Review: EVA HOSTETTLER, Der Schutz der internationalen Klimavertriebenen in Europa, Diss. Univ. Zürich, in: Umweltrecht in der Praxis 7/2014, page 730 et seq.

Review: RÜEGGER VANESSA, Der Zugang zu Wasser als Verteilungsfrage, Freiburger Diss., in: Umweltrecht in der Praxis 8/2013, page 791 et seq.

Wiedergutmachung bei Umweltschäden verursacht durch gefährliche Tätigkeiten: Positive umweltvölkerrechtliche und menschenrechtliche Verpflichtungen, Dissertation der Universität Basel 2013

Positive or negative, legal or moral: what duties to reduce poverty?, in: Poverty and the International Economic Legal System: Duties to the World’s Poor 391-394 (K. NADAKAVUKAREN SCHEFER ed.) (Cambridge University Press, 2013) (co-author: Krista Nadakavukaren Schefer)

Some Thoughts on Foreign Investors’ Responsibilities to Respect Human Rights, 10(1) TDM (2013),

Socio-economic Diversity: Envisaging a Socially Sustainable Higher Education Environment, in: Global Perspectives Manual 2012 (University of Basel / Virginia Tech University eds., 2013)

Prospects for the Consideration of Investors’ Behaviour in International Investment Arbitration, XVIII Journal of Arab Arbitration 5-14 (2012)