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Gorrissen Federspiel

Competition/European Law

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What the team is known for

Exceptional firm, noted for advising on merger control filings, cartel investigations and state aid cases, as well as advocacy matters before the EU courts and European Commission. Has extensive experience in competition-related litigation and public procurement mandates. Department includes an in-house economic analysis team, handling merger assessments and actions for damages. Enviable client base featuring a multitude of high-profile domestic and international organisations from several sectors, including financial services, manufacturing, transportation and media.

Strengths

An interviewee appreciates that the lawyers "go the extra mile and always follow up on cases."

Work highlights

Assisted SEAS-NVE with the merger control filing of its EUR2.8 billion acquisition of business assets from Ørsted with the Danish Competition and Consumer Authority.

Notable practitioners

The "solution-oriented" Erik Kjær-Hansen is well-versed in state aid disputes, abuse of dominance and anti-competitive practice cases, also handling public procurement processes. Sources praise his sector expertise, describing him as “a very experienced competition litigator."

Martin André Dittmer is adept at handling merger control issues and transactional work for clients, in addition to offering them the benefit of his expertise in abuse of dominance cases. Interviewees appreciate that "he has great insight into competition law and he is concerned about his clients."

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Overview

Gorrissen Federspiel has one of Denmark’s largest and leading competition law teams. We have extensive experience advising our clients on all aspects of EU law as well as competition and procurement law.

We have specialised in offering practicable implementable advice to our clients on all issues relating to Danish and EU competition law, procurement law, state aid and other areas of EU law. We assist our clients whenever competition challenges arise with the competition authorities in Denmark and the EU, and we regularly represent clients in Danish courts and before the EU courts in Luxembourg.

Members

Dittmer, Martin André (Head of Department)

Kjær-Hansen, Erik

Molin, Erik

Competition/European Law Department

Gorrissen Federspiel

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Department location

Axel Towers, Axel Torv 2, DK-160

Copenhagen

Hovedstaden

Denmark

1609 Copenhagen V

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Denmark

Competition/European Law


Erik Kjær-Hansen
Band 2
Martin André Dittmer
Band 1