Mario Strebel joined Meyerlustenberger Lachenal as a partner in 2017 and leads the firm's competition law, trade and regulated markets practice group in Zurich. He has extensive experience in his area of expertise which covers all aspects of competition law, distribution law and matters arising at the interface of regulated network industries and competition law. He advises Swiss and international clients in all of these matters and represents them before the Swiss authorities and courts, including merger control filings, leniency applications, private enforcement litigation and appeal proceedings. Mario Strebel regularly publishes articles and gives presentations on these topics, including compliance seminars and dawn-raid workshops. Other areas of his practice include public procurement and investigations, including white collar crimes. His professional languages are German and English.
Mario Strebel graduated from the University of Zurich in 2003 (Master of Law) and obtained a postgraduate degree from Kings College London in 2012 (LLM. in competition law). Mario Strebel was admitted to the bar in Switzerland in 2008. His professional career began as a part-time associate with the local legal department of a globally active construction material company from 2001 to 2003 and as a scientific collaborator with the Secretariat of the Swiss Competition Commission from 2004 to 2005. Before joining another major Swiss law firm from 2012 to 2016, he had already worked for Meyerlustenberger Lachenal for about five years.
Meyerlustenberger Lachenal is one of Switzerland's leading business law firms with a legal staff of approximately 85 professionals. With offices in Zurich, Geneva, Zug, Lausanne and Brussels, Meyerlustenberger Lachenal advises domestic and international clients in all areas of business law. The competition and trade practice team of Meyerlustenberger Lachenal comprises four partners and five associates, specialising in antitrust procedure, pre-merger identification and merger notifications, compliance programmes and day-to-day compliance with competition law regulations.