Dr iur Richard Stäuber LL.M., M.A. > Homburger > Zurich, Switzerland > Lawyer Profile


Work Department

Competition, Regulatory.


Partner. Richard Stäuber focuses on Swiss and European competition law. He has extensive experience in all areas of competition law, including cartel and abuse of dominance proceedings; national and international merger control proceedings; dawn raids; and leniency proceedings. He advises clients with respect to distribution systems, co-operation agreements and licensing arrangements.


Richard Stäuber was educated in law at the Universities of Geneva and St. Gallen (lic. iur. 2005; Dr. iur., 2011) and at Harvard Law School (LL.M., 2010), and obtained a degree in economics from King’s College London (MA, 2017). He joined Homburger in 2011 and was promoted to partner in 2020. Between 2012 and 2013 he worked in the Brussels office of Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton.


German, English, French, Italian and Dutch


Studienvereinigung Kartellrecht. ABA. IBA. Swiss and Zurich bar associations.


University of St Gallen (lic iur, JD equivalent, 2005; Dr iur, 2011),

Harvard Law School (LLM, 2010)

King’s College London (MA, 2017)

Lawyer Rankings

Switzerland > Competition

(Next Generation Partners)

Richard Stäuber –Homburger

Homburger is an established competition law counsel to a number of Swiss and foreign blue-chip clients. It has core capabilities in investigations and multi-jurisidictional merger control filings for which the practice works closely with the firm’s corporate and M&A department. The offering also includes leniency applications, dawn raids and sanction procedures. Practice head Marcel Dietrich and Franz Hoffet both have over 30 years of experience. Richard Stäuber is noted for ‘delivering work in very high quality.‘ Associate Allegra Arnold handles administrative and civil antitrust litigation.