Our competition practice is among the premier groups on the Austrian market, with one of its largest and most experienced teams. We regularly advise clients on a full spectrum of complex competition matters, including merger control, cartel defence (including leniency applications and dawn raids), abuse of dominance cases, follow-on private damages claims, formation of joint ventures and cross-border M&A transactions, internal investigations, antitrust compliance, and various antitrust counseling matters. Our roster of blue chip clients include some of the largest organizations in Austria, as well as multinationals from around the world.
In addition to Chambers and Partners, we are also recognized as Band 1 by Legal 500, JUVE, and Global Competition Review.
Thanks to the firm’s affiliation with other top-ranked bpv Legal offices in the CEE as well as specialized firms across Europe, bpv Huegel provides a seamless cross-border service for the entire range of competition law issues arising in European jurisdictions, including multinational merger filings. With our office in Brussels, we also regularly advise in cases with a nexus to Austria or a bpv Legal jurisdiction on merger, cartel, and abuse of dominance matters before the European Commission.