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Bar Admission: Switzerland 1990
Office: Zurich
Languages: German, English, French

Contact

Dr. Jürg Borer
Schellenberg Wittmer Ltd
Löwenstrasse 19 / P.O. Box 2201
8021 Zurich / Switzerland

D +41 44 215 5299
T +41 44 215 5252
F +41 44 215 5200

Dr. Jürg Borer

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Contact

Dr. Jürg Borer
Schellenberg Wittmer Ltd
Löwenstrasse 19 / P.O. Box 2201
8021 Zurich / Switzerland

D +41 44 215 5299
T +41 44 215 5252
F +41 44 215 5200

Jürg Borer is a partner in Schellenberg Wittmer's Zurich office, where he heads the firm’s Competition Group. His main areas of practice are Swiss and European competition law, communication law, and energy law. As a leading expert in competition law, he regularly advises clients in high-profile competition investigations and merger control proceedings as well as in competition law matters in civil courts.

Jürg Borer is a lecturer at the University of Zurich and the University of Lucerne and has authored several publications on Swiss and European competition law, including a commentary on the Swiss Federal Act on Cartels.

A graduate of the University of St. Gallen (first degree 1982; doctorate 1988), he was admitted to the Swiss bar in 1990. He began his career as a legal secretary with the Swiss Federal Supreme Court in Lausanne and conducted legal research work at the Max Planck Institute in Hamburg, Germany. Prior to joining Schellenberg Wittmer in 2006, he worked as an associate in a London and then a Zurich law firm and became a partner in another large business law firm in Zurich.

Selected deals and cases

  • Counsel in merger control proceedings concerning the Swiss retail business

Recognitions

  • Legal 500, 2015: Leading Lawyer EU, competition and WTO
  • Chambers Europe, 2015: band 1 Competition / Antitrust
  • Chambers Global, 2015: noted practitioner M&A
  • Who's Who Legal: Competition
  • Expert Guides: Best of the Best Competition
  • Best Lawyers: Antitrust / Competition Law

All Awards and Recognitions