Mario is a founding partner of CORE Attorneys.
He has extensive experience in his area of expertise that focuses on all aspects of competition law and regulatory matters as well as on related areas of law including distribution law. Other areas of expertise include e-commerce & digital economy matters, compliance and internal investigations.
Mario advises Swiss and international clients from a broad range of industries in all of the above mentioned matters. In addition, he represents them before authorities and courts, including cartel and dominance proceedings, merger control filings, leniency applications, private enforcement litigation, appeal proceedings and disputes in commercial and distribution law matters. Other areas of his practice include general contract law, telecommunications law, public procurement and internal investigations, including white-collar crimes. Aside his work on the mandates, Mario regularly publishes articles and gives presentations on the topics of his expertise, including compliance sessions, dawn-raid workshops and distribution law seminars.
Mario obtained a master’s in law from the University of Zurich in 2003 and obtained a postgraduate degree from Kings College London in 2012 (LL.M. in competition law). Mario Strebel was admitted to the bar in Switzerland in 2008. He is a member of the Swiss and Zurich Bar Association, the Competition Law Group of the Zurich Bar Association. Since 2018, he the chairperson of the Swiss working group and a member of the executive board of the Studienvereinigung Kartellrecht e.V. Mario is a listed expert with the Swiss Franchise Association and a neutral arbitrator with the WIPO Arbitration and Mediation Center. His professional career began as a part-time associate with the local legal department of a globally active construction material company from 2001 to 2003 and as a scientific collaborator with the Secretariat of the Swiss Competition Commission from 2004 to 2005. Before he co-founded the boutique law firm CORE Attorneys, he was an Associate and Partner at two major Swiss law firms.