DEPARTMENT PROFILE

SCHIMA MAYER STARLINGER Rechtsanwälte GmbH

Competition/European Law

1 ranked lawyersBand 4AustriaEurope 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Recognised firm advising on the full spectrum of matters including competition aspects of M&A, state aid law, distribution law and compliance advice. Also represents clients in cartel proceedings. Particularly active in the energy and media industries.

Strengths

Praising the firm's handling of their case, one client says: "The team saw the bigger picture throughout the proceedings and always took the right steps to not only get small wins but ensure complete success," elaborating: "They acted quickly, professionally, and in a goal-oriented way when faced by the sudden COVID-19 pandemic."

Another client states: "We received excellent expertise, customer advice and support from numerous partners within the competition team. It is a very solution-oriented and good team."

Work highlights

Advised the Association of Austrian Hoteliers on numerous regulatory questions related to COVID-19 including state aid.

Notable practitioners

Head of department Christian Mayer advises predominantly on complex cross-border merger control cases, regulatory and compliance matters and distribution issues. One client states: "He is quick in reacting, comprehends and summarises the most important things, and gives clients usable and evidence-based recommendations," adding: "He provides a quick delivery and is very aware of economic aspects."

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Austria

Competition/European Law


Christian Mayer
Band 3