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Lenz & Staehelin

BRANDSCHENKESTRASSE 24, 8027 ZURICH, SWITZERLAND
Tel:
Work +41 58 450 80 00
Fax:
Fax +41 58 450 80 01
Email:
Web:
www.lenzstaehelin.com
Geneva, Lausanne, Zurich

Dr Felix Prümmer

Tel:
Work +41 58 450 80 00
Email:
Lenz & Staehelin

Work Department

Antimonopoly and Antitrust Procedures, Antitrust Litigation, Investigations, Merger Filings and Compliance, Competition, Competition Litigation, Coordination of International Merger Filings, General Commercial and Bank Litigation, Corporate and M&A, Intellectual Property, European Law, German Law.

Position

Dr. Felix Prümmer advises corporations in Swiss and European antitrust law, telecommunications law, media law and their related areas. His practice notably focuses on the legal challenges that come with new technologies and digital transformations. Felix Prümmer represents clients in negotiations and proceedings before courts and regulators. An active member in various Swiss and international professional associations, he lectures and publishes in his areas of specialization.

Career

Admission to Zurich Bar (2008), Associate at Lenz & Staehelin (2008), Counsel at Lenz & Staehelin (2017).

Languages

German, English.

Member

Swiss Bar Association (SAV), Zurich Bar Association (ZAV), European Institute at the University of Zurich, Studienvereinigung Kartellrecht e.V., American Bar Association.

Education

University of Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany (State exam, 2000), University of Zurich (Dr. iur., 2007), University of California at Berkeley - Boalt Hall School of Law (LL.M., Law & Technology Certificate, 2012).


Switzerland

Competition

Within: Next generation lawyers

Felix PrĂĽmmer - Lenz & Staehelin

Within: Competition

The 'dedicated and trustworthy team' at Lenz & Staehelin is recommended for providing an 'outstanding' service, including 'accurate, business-focused legal advice'. Merger control notifications, international merger filings, abuse of dominance, cartel investigations, dawn raids, leniency procedures and Swiss court litigation are some of the key areas of expertise. Recent highlights include representing Pfizer in its successful appeal against multimillion-CHF fines imposed by the Competition Commission (ComCo) for alleged unlawful resale price maintenance in connection with the drug Viagra. Key names in Zurich include the 'results-focused and highly knowledgeable' Marcel Meinhardt, who is 'one of the leading experts in competition and antitrust law'; counsel Felix Prümmer, who has an 'analytical' approach; associate Frank Bremer; and Astrid Waser, who is acting for Ticketcorner in a merger control appeal. Benoît Merkt is the recommended key contact in Geneva.

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Public law

Within: Public law

The 'proactive, dedicated and involved' public law team at Lenz & Staehelin provides 'a level of service that is excellent in every respect' and is 'capable of anticipating the next steps that public authorities are going to take'. It handles public procurement, infrastructure, energy, TMT, environmental and real estate matters, with a particular focus on public tender proceedings, price surveillance issues, transmission grid tariffs and various sector regulations. Marcel Meinhardt, who 'has a strong ability to understand even the most complex circumstances', represents Swiss Post in a Supreme Court matter involving a regulatory complaint and request for lowering the postal fees on newspaper delivery from Swiss houses. Clients also recommend 'outstandingly skilled lawyers' Felix Prümmer and Frank Bremer.

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