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Richard Stäuber

Richard Stäuber

HomburgerPrime TowerHardstrasse 201ZurichSwitzerland8005

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WWL Ranking: Future Leader

WWL says

Richard Stäuber is a standout competition lawyer who “provides careful clarification of facts and legal issues with a willingness to debate different perspectives”.

Clients and peers say: 
“He is vastly knowledgeable on Swiss and European legislation and case law.”
“He is very experienced and has a great ability to integrate.”
"Richard displays broad expertise and prudence and provides excellent and persuasive solutions to complex issues."

Biography

Richard Stäuber is a partner in Homburger's competition and regulatory practice, focusing on Swiss and European competition law.

Richard Stäuber has broad experience in representing businesses in all areas of competition law before authorities and courts, including cartel and abuse of dominance proceedings; national and international merger control procedures; dawn raids; and leniency proceedings. Richard Stäuber further regularly advises clients on distribution arrangements, cooperation projects and licence agreements. His areas of expertise also include regulated markets, in particular the healthcare and telecommunications sectors, as well as administrative law.

With a background in both law and economics, Richard Stäuber is familiar with amalgamating economic argument and evidence with legal considerations. An active member in Swiss and international professional associations, he publishes and lectures in his areas of specialisation. Richard Stäuber is fluent in German and English; he also speaks French, Italian and Dutch.

Richard Stäuber studied law at the University of St Gallen (lic iur, JD equivalent, 2005; Dr iur, 2011) and at Harvard Law School (LLM, 2010). He also obtained a degree in economics from King's College London (MA, 2017). Richard Stäuber joined Homburger in 2011 as an associate and was promoted to partner in 2020. Between 2012 and 2013 he worked in the Brussels office of Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton.

WWL Ranking: Future Leader

National Leader

Switzerland - Competition 2020

Professional Biography

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Richard Stäuber is hailed for his expertise in EU law proceedings and Swiss competition law. He has a great “willingness to discuss” and creates tangible and “persuasive solutions” to problems, say peers.

Biography

Richard Stäuber is a partner in Homburger's competition and regulatory team. His practice focuses on Swiss and European competition law, regulatory affairs and intellectual property.

Richard has extensive experience in all areas of competition law, including cartel and abuse of dominance proceedings; national and international merger control procedures; dawn raids; and leniency proceedings. Additionally, Richard specialises in regulated markets, in particular the healthcare and pharmaceutical, and media and telecommunications sectors. Richard also regularly advises clients with regard to distribution and cooperation arrangements, including IP licensing agreements.

With a background in both law and economics, Richard always focuses on the underlying economic parameters of a particular case and is familiar with amalgamating economic evidence and legal considerations. An active member in Swiss and international professional associations, he publishes and lectures in his areas of specialisation. Richard is fluent in German and English; he also speaks French, Italian and Dutch.

Richard studied law at the University of St Gallen (lic iur, JD equivalent, 2005; Dr iur, 2011) and at Harvard Law School (LLM, 2010). He also obtained a degree in economics from King's College London (MA, 2017). Richard joined Homburger in 2011 as an associate and was promoted to partner in 2020. Between 2012 and 2013 he worked in the Brussels office of Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton.

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