Dr iur Michael Tschudin > Wenger Vieli Ltd > Zurich, Switzerland > Lawyer Profile

Wenger Vieli Ltd
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Work Department

Competition Law; Energy Law; Information Technology; Data Law; Mergers & Acquisitions.


Michael Tschudin primarily works in the areas of Swiss and European competition law as well as public business law and M&A. He heads the ICT/IP/Competition Law practice group at Wenger & Vieli Ltd.

Michael Tschudin assists Swiss and international companies in all questions of competition law. He represents sanctioned companies in various industries before authorities and courts and advises clients on distribution systems, licenses, joint ventures and other forms of cooperation as well as merger control.

He regularly publishes articles in his areas of expertise in scientific journals. Since 2015, he has been a lecturer on competition law and intellectual property law at the University of St. Gallen (HSG).

Chambers and Partners describes his practice in competition law as “excellent”.


Since 2020, Partner at Wenger Vieli Ltd.; 2015-2019, Lawyer at Wenger Vieli Ltd.; 2013-2014, Clerk at the Federal Administrative Court ; 2010-2012, Lawyer at Wenger Vieli Ltd.; 2006-2008, Clerk at the District Court of Aarau; 2005-2006, Internship at the Swiss Competition Commission.


German, English and French.


Swiss Bar Association (SAV); Zurich Bar Association (ZAV); Study Association competition law, Swiss Country Study Group.


2014, King’s College London (Postgraduate Diploma in Economics for Competition Law); 2014, University of Neuchâtel (CAS in judiciary); 2010, University of Fribourg (Dr. iur.); 2007, Admission to the Bar; 2005, University of Fribourg (lic. iur., Mention in European Law).

Lawyer Rankings

Switzerland > Competition

(Next Generation Partners)

Michael TschudinWenger Vieli Ltd

Wenger Vieli Ltd advises on the full range of competition matters, with unique experience in niche industries such as sports and agriculture. Headed by Michael Tschudin, the firm regularly advises clients on selective distribution systems and defends clients in antitrust investigations. Frank Scherrer brings a particular expertise in pharmaceuticals and life sciences.

Switzerland > Data privacy and data protection

The ‘very knowledgeable, competent’ and ‘highly responsive’ data protection team at Wenger Vieli Ltd advises clients on all aspects of data management, with a particular focus on compliance and the implementation of data protection requirements and regulations. The team is headed by the ‘excellent‘ and ‘very committed’ Claudia Keller, who was recently promoted to the partnership. Michael Tschudin is another key member of the team.

Switzerland > Intellectual property

Wenger Vieli Ltd‘s intellectual property team has a focus on trade mark matters such as licensing, portfolio management and trade mark applications, as well as experience in IP litigation. The practice is led by Claudia Keller who is praised by clients as an ‘expert in her field of IP and IT‘; she has a specialised focus on trade mark law and matters related to new media and technology. Described as ‘very knowledgeable‘, fellow partner Michael Tschudin is noted.

Switzerland > Public law

Wenger Vieli Ltd‘s public law group works closely with the firm’s competition, compliance, banking, construction, energy, arbitration, public procurement, and tax practices, and is headed up by Michael Tschudin and Frank Scherrer, who are described by clients as ‘excellent’, ‘knowledgeable’, and ‘pragmatic’. The firm is able to assist a variety of clients, particularly names from regulated sectors including the construction and real estate, technology and media, financial services, pharmaceuticals, and healthcare industries.