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Lawyers for competition law

The approximately 140 competition lawyers at CMS will be happy to assist you with all matters around merger control, market abuse and cartel issues. Building on many years of experience and in-depth industry knowledge, our competition lawyers develop pragmatic solutions and advise companies in proceedings vis-à-vis government bodies and before German and European courts. 

Our international reach is a particular strength: the CMS organisation’s Competition Practice Group covers more than 20 European countries. 

In cartel fine proceedings, our competition lawyers advise their clients on issues such as leniency applications and searches and represent them in settlement proceedings and litigation. Their expertise also includes merger control and market abuse cases, distribution and competition law, cooperation agreements and the development and implementation of compliance programmes.  

Please do not hesitate to get in touch with our competition lawyers at any time if you have any questions or need assistance. Their contact details are listed below. 

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Michael Bauer
Dr. Michael Bauer
Part­ner
Rechtsanwalt | Head of the CMS Competition & EU Group
Belgium, Brussels
German and European competition law, German and European merger control law, coordination of multinational merger control notifications in the EU and worldwide, EU state aid, compliance, general EU law, law...
Christian Friedrich Haellmigk
Dr. Christian Friedrich Haellmigk, LL.M. (College of Europe)
Part­ner
Rechtsanwalt
Germany, Stuttgart
Christian Haellmigk specialises in EU and German competition law and in energy law. His competition practice focuses on complex merger control cases, in particular multijurisdictional filings, and on...
Rolf Hempel
Dr. Rolf Hempel
Part­ner
Rechtsanwalt | Head of Competition & EU, CMS Germany
Germany, Stuttgart
Rolf Hempel specialises in German and EU competition law including merger control. He advises companies on all competition law issues, including compliance, and represents companies in merger control...
Björn Herbers
Dr. Björn Herbers, M.B.L.
Part­ner
Rechtsanwalt
Belgium, Brussels
Björn Herbers advises on all aspects of European and German competition law. He has more than ten years of experience in complex proceedings before the European Commission and furthermore regularly represents...
Harald Kahlenberg
Dr. Harald Kahlenberg
Part­ner
Rechtsanwalt
Germany, Stuttgart
Harald Kahlenberg has long-standing experience advising his clients on EU and German merger control and competition law cases and in numerous merger control proceedings, he obtained approval from the...
Stefan Lehr
Stefan Lehr
Part­ner
Rechtsanwalt
Germany, Frankfurt
Stefan Lehr specialises in merger control and has many years of experience advising on cross-border merger control proceedings. He represents his clients – among those companies in the machine and plant...
Jens Neitzel
Dr. Jens Neitzel
Part­ner
Rechtsanwalt
Germany, Munich
Jens Neitzel advises German as well as internationally operating companies in regulated industries, particularly in the telecoms, postal, rail and media sectors. Drawing on his proven regulatory and competition...
Kai Neuhaus
Kai Neuhaus, LL.M.
Part­ner
Rechtsanwalt
Belgium, Brussels
Kai Neuhaus specialises in competition and trade law, with a focus on the digital business. He advises and represents companies in all proceedings before the EU Commission, the German Federal Cartel Office...
Dietmar Rahlmeyer
Dr. Dietmar Rahlmeyer
Part­ner
Rechtsanwalt
Germany, Duesseldorf
Dietmar Rahlmeyer‘s practice concentrates on antitrust, compliance and commercial law matters. He has long-standing experience advising his clients on and representing them in cartel fine proceedings...
Tim Reher
Dr. Tim Reher, M.Jur. (Oxford)
Part­ner
Rechtsanwalt
Germany, Hamburg
Tim Reher advises companies on all aspects of competition law, with a focus on fine proceedings and civil law damages claims. Together with his team, he has handled numerous damages cases, acting for...