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Hengeler Mueller

Competition/European Law

1 ranked lawyersBand 5BelgiumGlobal 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Leads EU-level merger control mandates, with partners working closely with the firm's offices across Germany and a number of team members dividing their time between the two jurisdictions. Has an excellent reputation among market commentators for handling major transactions on behalf of German-headquartered clients. Offers additional expertise in CJEU appeals of cartel investigations and represents defendants in follow-on damages claims.

Notable practitioners

Hans-Jörg Niemeyer is praised by one client for being "available, good at understanding specific business issues and providing the advice we really need." He represents international clients in cartel proceedings and merger clearances at a European level. Niemeyer is particularly popular with German clients.

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Hans-Jörg Niemeyer
Band 6, Foreign expert for Germany