Dr. Marcel Meinhardt is a leading expert in competition law and is renowned for his broad, first-rate practice. He specialises in all areas of Swiss and European merger control work and competition law, particularly in the postal services, insurance, banking, motor-car, energy, media, retail, construction, pharma, ticketing and IT. Marcel Meinhardt also advises on regulatory issues in connection with the electricity and gas industry. He has been responsible for a large number of merger notifications to the Swiss Competition Commission and co-ordinated multi-jurisdictional merger filings. Marcel Meinhardt advises in contentious and non-contentious matters and has acted in high profile cases on alleged abuses of dominant positions, vertical restraints and cartels. He heads the Competition and Regulated Market practice group of Lenz & Staehelin.
Marcel Meinhardt completed his graduate and post-graduate studies in St.Gallen (lic iur, 1994), New York (LLM, New York University School of Law, 1994), Brügge (LLM, College of Europe, 1995) and Zurich (Dr iur, 1996). He was admitted to the Zurich Bar in 1992. Marcel Meinhardt joined Lenz & Staehelin in 1996 and has been a Partner since 2002.