Marcel Meinhardt

Marcel Meinhardt

Lenz & Staehelin

Recognized since 2010

Zürich, Switzerland

Practice Areas

Antitrust/Competition Law

Energy Law

Regulatory Practice

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2021 - Antitrust/Competition Law
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A Partner at Lenz & Staehelin's Zurich Office, Dr. Marcel Meinhardt is a leading expert in competition law and is renowned for his broad, first-rate practice. He specializes in all areas of Swiss and European merger control work and competition law, particularly in the postal services, insurance, banking, motor-car, green energy, media, retail, construction, pharma, ticketing and IT. Marcel Meinhardt also advises on regulatory issues in connection with the electricity, environmental and gas industry. He has been responsible for numerous phase I and many phase II merger notifications to the Swiss Competition Commission, most recently in the context of infrastructure joint ventures in the electric car industry, and co-ordinated multi-jurisdictional merger filings. Marcel Meinhardt has acted in many high profile and leading cases. 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., 1990), New York (LL.M., New York University School of Law, 1994), Brügge (LL.M., 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.

  • Brandschenkestrasse 24
    Z├╝rich 8027
  • English
  • French
  • German
Bar Admissions
  • Switzerland

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2021 - Antitrust/Competition Law
Named "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers® for:
  • Antitrust/Competition Law, Zürich, Switzerland (2021)
Recognized in The Best Lawyers in Switzerland 2023 for work in:
  • Antitrust/Competition Law
  • Energy Law
  • Regulatory Practice

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Marcel Meinhardt discusses a new interpretation in competition law, new challenges as technology advances more and more, and other topics.


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