Dr. iur. | Attorney at law

Michael Tschudin


Michael Tschudin works primarily in the areas of Swiss and European competition law and public business law, as well as M&A. He heads the ICT/IP/Competition Law Team at Wenger Vieli. Since 2021, he has been a board member of the Digital Switzerland Foundation.

As the only Swiss lawyer, WWL ranks Michael Tschudin as a “Global Elite Thought Leader - Competition - Under 45”. Furthermore, WWL includes Michael in the rankings “Competition Future Leaders - Partners 2022” and “National Leaders Switzerland - Competition”.

“I’m a technological optimist. I believe in the people around me and am curious about new projects. As a business lawyer, I gain access to exciting organizations that I work energetically to support.”

Michael Tschudin speaks German, English and French.

Client Testimonial

Michael Tschudin is an outstanding practitioner with experience at both the Competition Commission and the appellate court. He is pragmatic and hands-on and clearly one of the best of his generation.

The Legal 500, 2023 More rankings
Michael Tschudin

Deal: Shop Apotheke Europe and Galenica enter into stra­te­gic partnership


Wenger Vieli advised the lead investor Redalpine Opportunity Fund on the closing of Carvolution's Series D Financing Round


Deal: Wenger Vieli advised CONET Tech­no­logies on the acquisition of emineo Group


Deal: Wenger Vieli advised French impact fund STOA as lead investor on Series B financing round of candi solar


Deal: Wenger Vieli advised Kontron AG on the sale of significant parts of Kontron's IT Services business


Deal: F10 secures funding round and management buy-in


Deal: Jakob Müller Holding AG sold TexTrace


Deal: Klingel-medical metal Acquires Ruetschi Group


Deal: Investment in Home Instead Group by Unigestion SA


Deal: Merger of Bring! Labs AG with Profital


Deal: Advisor to Atlas Antibodies

How Should We Deal with Increasing Regulation of the Economy?

28.10.2021 / Tschudin Michael, Walti Beat


Further publications by Michael Tschudin

  • Switzerland Chapter, in: Cartels by Global Legal Insights 2019-2020

  • Switzerland Chapter, in: The Public Competition Enforcement Review (7 th and 8th Edition). Published in: TLR - The Public Competition Enforcement Review, 2015-2016.

  • Switzerland Chapter, in: The Oil and Gas Law Review (Third Edition). Published in: Law Business Research, 2015.

Since 2020 Partner at Wenger Vieli Ltd.
2015-2022 Lecturer in antitrust and intellectual property law at the University of St. Gallen
2015-2019 Lawyer at Wenger Vieli Ltd.
2014 King’s College London (Postgraduate Diploma in Economics for Competition Law)
2014 University of Neuchâtel (CAS in judiciary)
2013-2014 Court Clerk at the Federal Administrative Court
2010-2012 Lawyer at Wenger Vieli Ltd.
2010 University of Freiburg (Dr. iur.)
2007 Admission to the Bar
2006-2008 Court Clerk at the District Court of Aarau
2005-2006 Internship at the Swiss Competition Commission
2005 University of Freiburg (lic. iur., Mention in European Law)
  • International Bar Association (IBA)
  • Swiss Bar Association (SAV)
  • Zurich Bar Association (ZAV)
  • Study Association competition law, Swiss Country Study Group
Chambers and PartnersThe Legal 500WWL - Future Leaders Michael TschudinExpert Guides

He belongs to the most knowledgeable lawyers in the field of competition law in Switzerland.

Client Testimonial, Chambers, 2023

He has a brilliant mind and is able to slice any large problem into edible and digestible pieces.

Client Testimonial, Chambers, 2023

Michael Tschudin, head of Wenger Vieli’s competition law practice, is very knowledgeable in all aspects of competition law, pragmatic where it makes sense to be so and a pleasure to work with without a big ego.

Client Testimonial, The Legal 500, 2023

Michael Tschudin, head of the competition team at Wenger Vieli, is an excellent competition lawyer, a hands-on, pragmatic and down to earth advisor and a great strategist. Having worked for the competition authority, the appeal court and as an advisor in private practice, he knows the competition world from the inside on all sides of the market.

Client Testimonial, The Legal 500, 2023

Michael Tschudin is an outstanding practitioner with experience at both the Competition Commission and the appellate court. He is pragmatic and hands-on and clearly one of the best of his generation.

Client Testimonial, The Legal 500, 2023

Besides being on top of things, Michael Tschudin is also a very recognized in legal writing. He is a person with whom you like to work. He is extremely responsive. And he knows just everything.

Client Testimonial, The Legal 500, 2023