Hengeler Mueller

Competition/European Law Department

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Hengeler Mueller provides comprehensive advice on European and German competition law. In M&A projects, the firm organises and coordinates the merger control approval process at a national, EU and global level – quickly and effectively. 

In cartel cases, Hengeler Mueller can assist in establishing the facts, depending on client's choice and preferences, by deploying its internal forensic and investigation capabilities. The team works with clients to determine the best available defence strategy, represents clients before the European Commission and Germany’s Federal Cartel Office, and coordinates clients defence in investigations of other antitrust regulators. In international cartel cases, Hengeler Mueller provides complete process management, building on its strong international network. The firm can also represent clients in cartel and general competition law litigation, including follow-on damage cases.

Hengeler Mueller lends support to clients seeking to implement or enhance their compliance organisation. In addition, the firm offers advice on the specific rules governing the abuse of dominance and provides guidance whenever clients require expertise to steer their organisation's day-to-day business clear of competition law risks.