David Mamane is a partner and head of Schellenberg Wittmer's Competition Group, and its Administrative Law and Public Procurement Group. He mainly focuses on competition law, national and international merger control, telecommunications, postal, transport and energy regulation, public procurement, and licence and distribution agreements.
David's expertise includes: advising (coordinating) the international merger control procedure for Panalpina Welttransport in more than 12 jurisdictions, representing Fiat Chrysler Automobiles in the Swiss review of the merger with PSA Group, advising Credit Suisse in several Swiss Competition Commission (ComCo) investigations, and advising and representing the Energie Wasser Luzern and Erdgas Zentralschweiz in an ongoing competition law ComCo investigation concerning access to gas infrastructure. He also regularly advises Swiss and international companies (eg, Husqvarna, Bucher Landtechnik) in investigations by the ComCo regarding distribution systems.
David lectures on competition law at the University of Lucerne and has authored publications on Swiss and European competition law. He is a member of the Zurich and Swiss Bar Associations, the Studienvereinigung Kartellrecht eV, and the International Bar Association's competition committee merger working group. He is the former president of the International Association of Young Lawyers' antitrust commission. He is also a co-founder of the European Competition Lawyers Association. David is a member of the Expert Committee on Competition Law of the Swiss Bar Association (and a member of the board of the Swiss Association for Compliance & Competition Law).David studied law at the University of Basel (lic iur, 1997) and the College of Europe in Bruges (LLM, Master of European Law, 2003).
Between 2000 and 2008, he was an associate of leading international and Swiss law firms, and a teaching assistant at the College of Europe.