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Marquard Christen

Marquard Christen
Office:
Dreikönigstrasse 7
PO Box
8022
City:
Zurich
State:
Zurich
Country:
Switzerland
Tel:
+41 44 285 1111
Fax:
+41 44 285 1122

Biography:

Who's Who Legal Switzerland - Competition

Marquard Christen is a partner at CMS von Erlach Poncet Ltd. specialising in competition law. He advises Swiss and international companies on all matters related to Swiss and EU competition law and represents them in investigations of competition authorities and in court proceedings. Marquard also assists clients in the development and implementation of antitrust compliance programmes.

His relevant experience includes representing clients in investigations and appeal proceedings related to alleged horizontal price-fixing, bid rigging, information exchange, resale price maintenance and abuse of dominance issues, advising on complex cooperation projects related to technology transfer, specialisation and joint R&D and supporting companies in the (re)organisation of their distribution systems. 

Marquard also heads CMS Switzerland’s public procurement practice group and assists clients in compliance and commercial contract law matters.

Born in 1975, Marquard graduated from the universities of Fribourg (summa cum laude) and Leuven, Belgium (EU law) and completed postgraduate studies in Sydney and Geneva (international law). He was admitted to the bar in 2003 and is a member of the Swiss and Zurich bar associations and the Studienvereinigung Kartellrecht. He is the co-founder of a competition law roundtable consisting of senior associates and young partners from major Swiss law firms.

Marquard regularly lectures and publishes on competition law. He is fluent in German, English and French and also speaks Spanish and Dutch.

CMS von Erlach Poncet Ltd. is a leading Swiss law firm and a member of CMS, one of the world’s 10 biggest law firms. The CMS competition practice group consists of over 150 competition lawyers.

WWL says: Clients endorse Marquard Christen's services as “tailor made and focused on our needs”, describing his counsel as “of outstanding quality and based on a deep understanding of our business”.

This biography is an extract from Who's Who Legal: Switzerland which can be purchased from our Shop.

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