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Competition/European Law

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What the team is known for

Broad practice with a strong reputation for both national and pan-European competition work. Offers expertise in investigations and litigation and has considerable experience in compliance programmes and state aid. Acts for clients from a variety of sectors, including automotive, technology, steel, media and banking. Demonstrates notable experience in multi-jurisdictional merger filings.

Strengths

One impressed client states: "We are just very satisfied with the way they handle our antitrust issues. They are very reliable and come up with pragmatic solutions."

Work highlights

Assisted Kathrein with the competition aspects of the EUR200 million sale of its mobile networks antenna business to Ericsson.

Notable practitioners

Alexander Birnstiel mainly assists clients with the competition aspects of joint ventures and large acquisitions. He further has experience in cartel proceedings.

Brussels-based Jens Peter Schmidt enters the rankings on the back of positive client comments, with one stating: "He is top notch. We had a complicated case and he was amazing at giving us an opinion in writing offering good, clear advice. I couldn't sing his praises more highly." He offers expert advice on multi-jurisdictional merger control and related risk assessments.

Karsten Metzlaff is frequently seen advising on risk assessments and compliance issues in relation to acquisitions and alliance formations.

Rising in the rankings, Kathrin Westermann is highlighted by market commentators for her activity on cartel proceedings. She also assists with administrative proceedings as well as competition matters related to exclusivity agreements, sales and mergers.

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Overview

To find out more about Competition and European law at Noerr please visit:

https://www.noerr.com/en/expertise/antitrust-,-a-,-competition#/page-1

Competition/European Law

Noerr

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Location

Brienner Strasse 28

Munich

Bavaria

Germany

D-80333

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Ranked Lawyers

Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

Germany

Competition/European Law


Alexander Birnstiel
Band 4
Karsten Metzlaff
Band 4
Kathrin Westermann
Band 2

Competition/European Law: Lawyers Based Abroad


Jens Peter Schmidt
Expertise based abroad in Belgium