Mr David Mamane, LL.M. > Schellenberg Wittmer Ltd > Zurich, Switzerland > Lawyer Profile
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Mr David Mamane, LL.M.
Zurich / Competition and Antitrust / Energy and Telecommunication / Intellectual Property / Distribution and Licensing / Public and Administrative Law
David Mamane is a partner and head of Schellenberg Wittmer’s Competition Group in Zurich. His main areas of practice are competition/antitrust law, telecommunications and energy regulation, public procurement, as well as license and distribution agreements. David regularly advises clients in proceedings before the Swiss Competition Commission and is experienced in all aspects of Swiss and European competition law, including national and multi-jurisdictional merger control procedures, cartel and abuse of dominance investigations, dawn raids, internal investigations, compliance, e-learning, and leniency procedures. David has established himself as one of the most renowned Swiss competition lawyers at the international level due to his involvement in international conferences and matters.
David is additionally highly specialized in the field of IT and is a co-founder of a legal consulting firm in the IT sector. With this unique expertise, David leads IT and Knowledge Management at Schellenberg Wittmer.
- Member of the Zurich and Swiss Bar Associations, Studienvereinigung Kartellrecht e.V. and ABA’s SIL International Antitrust Committee
Lawyer Rankings(Leading individuals)
The competition practice of Schellenberg Wittmer Ltd is well-positioned to act for clients in investigations, dawn raids, leniency applications and compliance reviews. Other areas of expertise are merger control filings, general competition advice and representation in disputes. The team is noted for its broad client roster containing national and international companies. Practice head David Mamane is noted for ‘persistently representing the interests of his clients, but with a sound assessment of the chances and risks of litigation‘. Other key practitioners are counsels Peter Picht and Frank Bremer and senior associate Amalie Wijesundera.
Schellenberg Wittmer Ltd‘s core strengths lie in transactional work, including M&A and joint ventures, IP and technology transfers, and licensing; as well as dispute resolution, where the team has expertise in patent litigation, product liability and related arbitration proceedings. In addition, the firm’s regulatory practice was bolstered by the arrival of Lorenza Ferrari Hofer, who joined from Pestalozzi in September 2020. Practice head Philipp Groz is also well versed in IP and unfair competition. Other names to note include David Mamane and Pascal Hubli. The team not only acts for life sciences and pharmaceutical companies, but also for companies in the tobacco, food and beverage industries.
The administrative law and public procurement practice at Schellenberg Wittmer Ltd has a focus on representing parties in administrative procedures before courts on a cantonal and federal level as well as dealing with public authorities in regard to public procurement. The group drafts, reviews and negotiates tender notices, documents and procurement contracts and advises gas and electricity producers and distributors on grid tariffs, partial grid transfers and joint ventures, among others. David Mamane, Roland Mathys and Yves Jeanrenaud are the practice heads. Counsel Frank Bremer is also noted.
Schellenberg Wittmer Ltd fields ‘a highly professional and competent team of lawyers‘. The firm has expertise in the full range of business law, such as in the fields of banking and finance; capital markets; corporate and M&A; IP and competition, areas where Philippe Borens, Lorenzo Olgiati, Oliver Triebold, Lorenza Ferrari Hofer and David Mamane are key names. The team also has strong capabilities in dispute resolution, where Peter Burckhardt, Christopher Boog and Urs Hoffmann-Nowotny are noted. Josef Caleff is also active.
- Competition - Switzerland
- Leading individuals - Switzerland > Competition
- Healthcare and life sciences - Switzerland
- Leading firms: German-speaking Switzerland - Switzerland
- Public law - Switzerland
Top Tier Firm Rankings
- Banking and finance: Geneva
- Dispute resolution: arbitration
- Dispute resolution: litigation
- Insolvency and corporate recovery
- Intellectual property
- Leading firms: French-speaking Switzerland
- Private client
- Real estate and construction