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Nadine Herda


CMS EU Law Office
Avenue des Nerviens 85
1040 Brussels
Languages German, English, French, Spanish

With a focus on merger control law, Nadine Herda advises on all aspects of German and European competition law. She also has special expertise in distribution-related competition law matters, currently working on her PhD thesis in this area. Nadine represents clients in all types of proceedings before the European Commission, the German Federal Cartel Office and state courts. Her clients include companies in the consumer goods and digital sector as well as in traditional industries.

Nadine joined the CMS in 2019.

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Memberships & Roles

  • Studienvereinigung Kartellrecht (Association of German-speaking lawyers specialising in competition law)
  • Deutsch-Französische Juristenvereinigung (German-French Lawyers‘ Association)
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  • 2018: Second state examination in law
  • 2016 - 2018: Trainee lawyer at Mainz Regional Court including placements at the European Commission in Brussels, international commercial law firms in Duesseldorf and London as well as Robert Bosch SEA Pte Ltd in Singapore
  • 2016: First state examination in law
  • 2015: Magister iuris, comparative law thesis (German/French), University of Mainz
  • 2013 - 2014: Maîtrise in European and international law, Université Paris XII
  • 2010 - 2016: Law studies at the University of Mainz
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