Competition/European Law (Band 4)
Practice Areas: EU and German competition law. Core activities include complex merger proceedings and global cartel investigations both before the European and German authorities and courts, with a special focus on the telecommunications, media and technology, banking and insurance industries as well as food retail industries.
Career: Research assistant at the Max Planck Institute for Foreign and International Law (1989-93), became a Partner with the firm in 1997.
Personal: Studied law at the universities of Berlin, Bonn and Caen (1981-88) and the Pennsylvania Law School (1987-88) (LLM). Awarded with doctorate in law from the University of Hamburg (1993).