Roger Thomi

Roger Thomi

Baker & McKenzie Zurich


Roger Thomi is an associate in the Antitrust & Competition Practice Group in Zurich. He joined the Firm in 2011 as a trainee. After his bar admission in Switzerland in 2013, he rejoined Baker McKenzie as an associate.

Practice Focus

Mr. Thomi advises domestic and international clients on all aspects of antitrust and competition issues as well as commercial and corporate law matters, including mergers, acquisitions and private equity transactions. He focuses on national and international merger control, cartel investigations, distribution systems, restrictive practices and abuse of dominance. Mr. Thomi also represents parties before competition authorities and courts. He assists in drafting all kinds of commercial and transactional agreements, including distribution and franchising agreements, joint venture agreements and share purchase agreements.

Representative Legal Matters

  • Advised a major international access solutions company in multinational merger control proceedings.
  • Advises a major international travel agency on antitrust compliance.
  • Advises a major international beer brewer on competition law issues.
  • Represented and advised a major Swiss bank on a merger control filing before the Swiss Competition Commission.
  • Successfully settled a pre-investigation of the Swiss Competition Commission against a manufacturer of consumer goods.
  • Represented and advised an international energy and commodities trading company on a merger control filing before the Swiss Competition Commission.
  • Advises a major international insurance company on antitrust compliance.
  • Advised a multinational producer of beverage in connection with the creation of an international beverage joint venture with head office in Switzerland.
  • Advised an international travel agency on non-compete issues in connection with a joint venture in Switzerland.
  • Regularly advises the board of a medium-sized globally active Swiss plant manufacturer and engineering company on various commercial and corporate law matters.

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Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Swiss Bar Association - Member
  • Zurich Bar Association - Member, Study Group Competition Law
  • Studienvereinigung Kartellrecht - Member


  • Switzerland (2013)


  • University of Zurich (lic. iur.) (2010)


  • English
  • German

Co-author, Commentary on article 1 of the Swiss Merger Act, in: Stämpflis Handkommentar, Fusionsgesetz, 2nd Edition, 2015

Co-author (with Philippe M. Reich), "Genuine Agents," Competition Law Insight, 13 May 2014

Co-author (with Philippe M. Reich and Peter Reinert), "Swiss Court confirms Switzerland’s aggressive stance on parallel trade," European Competition Law Review, Volume 35, Issue 5, 2014

Co-author, Must-in-Stock-Produkte – Die Erweiterung des Begriffs der Marktbeherrschung, SZW 4/2012, 299