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Hadi Mirzai


CMS von Erlach Poncet Ltd.
Dreikönigstrasse 7
P.O. Box
8022 Zurich
Languages German, English, Persian

Hadi Mirzai's practice covers all aspects of Swiss and EU antitrust law (e.g. horizontal and vertical agreements, dominance abuse, merger control and civil antitrust law). He advises clients in a wide range of industries and represents them in administrative proceedings before Courts and the Swiss Competition Commission. Hadi Mirzai also assists clients in dawn raids as well as in the implementation of compliance programs. Furthermore, he focuses on intellectual property law and technology law

Hadi Mirzai has worked in the field of competition law for several years and has gained a lot of experience in dealing with the competition authorities; particularly in the construction sector and public procurement.

Before Hadi Mirzai joined CMS in 2017 he worked a year and a half at the Secretariat of the Swiss Competition Commission.

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Relevant experience

  • Advice to international automotive group in antitrust proceedings before the Swiss Competition Commission regarding horizontal information exchange and price fixing (including amicable settlement with the authority)
  • Representation of financial services provider in investigation regarding an alleged boycott of Apple Pay and other international mobile payment solutions
  • Antitrust advice to leading payment industry company held by competing companies from the financial sector on the implementation of various projects
  • Representation of construction company in the so far largest bid-rigging investigation in Switzerland (canton of Grisons)
  • Advice to ancillary construction trade association on the implementation of industry guidelines
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  • 2020 Bar admission
  • 2016 Master of Law, University Zurich
  • 2015 Bachelor of Law, University Zurich
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  • Zurich Bar Association (ZAV)
  • Swiss Bar Association (SAV)
  • Antitrust Law Association (Studienvereinigung Kartellrecht e.V.)


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23 January 2020
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