Bernhard Lauterburg is revered for his “high competence in Swiss competition law” and impresses clients with his “quick understanding and accurate analysis of the specificities of a business”.
Bernhard Lauterburg is an experienced counsel in Prager Dreifuss’ competition law team. He specialises in Swiss and EU competition law and regularly advises and represents domestic and international clients in all business sectors in antitrust and merger proceedings before the Swiss Competition Commission and the federal courts. He also acts for clients in private antitrust enforcement matters before the civil courts. Apart from competition law, he advises and represents clients in public procurement and commercial matters before local and federal courts and arbitral tribunals. He has in-depth knowledge in international trade regulation, including investment treaty law and arbitration and WTO law, and the bilateral trade relations between Switzerland and the EU, including state aid law.
Bernhard Lauterburg graduated from the University of Berne (Switzerland) and obtained an LLM degree from Georgetown University Law Center (Washington, DC). He is admitted to practise before all courts in Switzerland and is fluent in German (native language), English and French. He was a Swiss rapporteur for the LIDC Kyiv Congress in 2013, the topic of which was antitrust in the groceries sector, and the LIDC Paris Congress 2019, the topic of which was price discrimination.
Prager Dreifuss is an independent full service business law firm with offices in Berne and Zurich and a foreign representation in Brussels. With more than 40 lawyers, many of them qualified in foreign jurisdictions, Prager Dreifuss acts for both local and international clients ranging from small and medium-sized businesses to multinationals from all business sectors, as well as private individuals.