Pinsent Masons bolsters its Competition, EU & Trade Group with appointment of Hans Jürgen Meyer-Lindemann in Düsseldorf

09 Jan 2020 | 10:52 am | 1 min. read

Pinsent Masons continues to expand its Competition, EU & Trade Group, with the appointment of competition law specialist, Prof. Dr. Hans Jürgen Meyer-Lindemann, as a partner in the Düsseldorf office.

International law firm, Pinsent Masons, continues to expand its Competition, EU & Trade Group, with the appointment of competition law specialist, Prof. Dr. Hans Jürgen Meyer-Lindemann, as a partner in the Düsseldorf office.

Regarded as one of the leading competition practitioners in Germany, he joins from Dechert, where he was a senior partner. Hans Jürgen's focus will be on clients within the Advanced Manufacturing & Technology (AMT) sector, including Life Sciences.

Hans Jürgen's work includes handling high-profile merger control cases before the European Commission and national competition authorities; major cartel investigations in a variety of industries; and numerous litigation matters concerning both public and private enforcement before local and district courts, Germany’s Federal Supreme Court and the European courts.

Commenting on Hans Jürgen's appointment, Alan Davis, Head of Competition, EU & Trade at Pinsent Masons said:

"We are delighted to welcome Hans Jürgen to the Competition, EU & Trade Group. Hans Jürgen will work closely with the Head of our German Competition Team, Michael Reich in Munich. His outstanding reputation, track record and wealth of experience in German and EU competition law significantly strengthens our pan-European competition law practice advising on complex merger and anti-trust cases."

Head of the Advanced Manufacturing & Technology (AMT) sector, Florian von Baum added:

"Across the AMT sector, we are seeing more disputes with a competition law background and Hans Jürgen's expertise means that we can support our clients as their needs develop and change. His skillset, knowledge and experience will enable us to deepen our ability to offer high quality competition law advice across the sector and I look forward to working with Hans Jürgen."

Hans Jürgen is recognized as a leading competition lawyer by numerous legal directories, including The Legal 500JUVEBest LawyersWho’s Who LegalIFLR1000 and Chambers.

His appointment follows the appointment of Robert Vidal, formerly head of Taylor Wessing's UK competition team, in the Competition, EU & Trade Group in London and brings the number of partners in the Group across the UK and Germany to nine. The team is currently advising on EU, UK and German antitrust enforcement investigations in the pharmaceutical, financial services, construction and manufacturing sectors, as well as mergers and market investigations. The team is also advising on a variety of competition litigation matters, including follow-on and stand alone damages claims.

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Alan Davis

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Partner, Head of Competition, EU & Trade

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Dr. Florian von Baum

Dr. Florian von Baum

Rechtsanwalt, Partner, Sector Head Technology, Science & Industry

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Rainer Kreifels

Rainer Kreifels

Rechtsanwalt, Partner, Head of Germany

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