since 1960

Law And Notary Public Office


Dr. iur.

Luca Tenchio

Attorney at law

Dr. iur.

Kristina Tenchio

Attorney at law and Notary Public
Certified Specialist SBA Construction and Real Estate Law



The services are provided in the working languages of German and Italian as well as in French and English.

Construction and real estate law (including contractual terms and documentation of real estate purchase contracts, condominium principle of ownership, law concerning neighbours and interests of adjoining owners)

Private construction and building law: contracts for works and services, contracts for architects including SIA-normatives, copyright law

Public construction and planification law

Contractual law

Swiss and international law of succession, estate planning and execution of wills

Law of association and corporate law (including new business start-ups, advisory services and documentation of corporate transactions, successor regulation, granting residency)

International private law and right of execution

Advising foreigners of independent means regarding the taking up of residency without being gainfully employed, purchase of real estate

Criminal law including commercial criminal law (including criminal defence, representation before prosecuting and administrative prosecuting authorities


The law and notary-public office was founded in the 1960’s by Dr. iur. Ettore Tenchio, deceased 2015, and carried-on since then with broadenings in 1996 and 2006.

For more than 50 years, the firm Tenchio & Partner offers multilingual legal advice including legal opinions, analysis of litigation risks, notary public services and legal representation before courts and authorities for domestic and foreign individual and legal persons and communities. All attorneys-at-law are registered with the attorney’s register of the Canton of Grisons and allowed to legal presentation before courts and authorities throughout Switzerland, whereby legal presentation in proceedings in the Canton of Grisons and Zurich prevails.

Our priority is to achieve highest standards in quality and time such as cost efficiency. Our solutions are individually tailored to our customers’ requirements respecting a reasonable cost-benefit ratio. We are optimally qualified and have many years of experiences in different areas (Science, Justice, Legal profession). We maintain our legal know-how in the practice areas we offer up to date by regular professional trainings and the use of state-or-the-art databases. Our domestic and international clients appreciate the advantages of a long-standing local anchorage combined with national and international openness. The clarity of the team ensures at any time a responsable., personal and flexible, client-oriented management of the mandate.

The practice areas of the attorneys-at-laws can be seen here



Legal services are billed according to Swiss business customs on the basis of an hourly rate to be agreed individually between the parties respecting nature and complexity and the time dedicated and specified. Possibly, for litigation mandates in general additionally to the hourly based fee a respective surcharge calculated on the amount in dispute is due.

Notary-public services of all notaries of the Canton of Grisons are subject to public rates according to respective notary-public resp. land registry fee ordinances, available here:



Obere Plessurstrasse 36
CH-7000 Chur

Tel: +41 (0)81 252 44 82

Fax: +41 (0)81 253 00 82

Tenchio & Partner, Attorneys at Law and Notary’s Office, is located on the ground floor of the building at Obere Plessurstrasse 36, in CH-7000 Chur.

Parking is available behind the neighbouring building adjacent to the main building, and can be reached via the entrance in Maienweg.



Dr. iur. Luca Tenchio
Attorney at law

Dr. iur. Kristina Tenchio
Attorney at law and Notary Public
Certified Specialist SBA Construction and Real Estate Law