Astrid Waser

Dr. iur., Attorney at Law, LL.M.


German, English, French, Italian, Spanish

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Zurich Office


Dr. Astrid Waser is a partner in the Competition and Regulated Market group in Zurich. She specializes in all aspects of competition (anti-trust) law, public procurement law and media and telecoms law. Astrid Waser also advises on regulatory issues in connection with the gas and electricity industry. She advises in non-contentious matters and represents clients before Swiss authorities and courts, in particular in merger filings, cartel investigations and infringement procedures of the Swiss Competition Commission as well as in public procurement procedures. She also has a long-standing experience in the field of internal and regulatory investigations and compliance matters. Astrid Waser publishes on Swiss and European competition law as well as public procurement law and is a regular speaker at conferences and seminars.

Chambers and Partners 2018 recognizes Astrid Waser as a leading competition/antitrust lawyer with excellent reputation in the Swiss market. Clients report that "she is an experienced competition lawyer with excellent analytic skills and very good business sense." She has also been described as "a very bright person" and her "experience and quality" was praised by clients (2017 edition). Astrid Waser is featured in Who’s Who Legal 2018 as a "very intelligent and bright" lawyer with a wealth of expertise in the field. She is described as "a true antitrust lawyer" and is commended as "a bright practitioner" (Who’s Who Legal 2017). She also qualifies as "a prominent purebred competition lawyer" (Who’s Who Legal 2016).

Practice Areas

Competition Law, Cartel Investigation, Merger Filings and Compliance, Antitrust Litigation, Public Procurement Law, Technology, Media & Telecoms and Energy Law


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