Rechtsanwalt / avocat établi à Bruxelles
Bernd has significant experience in advising clients on EU and international Competition Law. His practice focuses on merger control proceedings in the European Commission, the German competition authority and coordination of merger control proceedings worldwide as well as on representing clients in cartel investigations and leniency applications, advising on dominance issues and litigating cases in German and the European courts. His expertise covers the automotive, food, retail, energy, healthcare and waste management sectors. Bernd was the global sector leader for retail and is currently the global sector leader for automotive. He teaches EU Competition law at the University of Frankfurt/Main (Germany).
2007 to date Partner, Linklaters Brussels
2001 - 2007 Associate, Linklaters Brussels*
2000 - 2001 Trainee, Permanent Representation of France to the European Union
1997 - 1999 Referendariat (legal traineeship), Alliance of European Lawyers Brussels, Nörr Stiefenhofer & Lutz Munich, European Court of Justice
1996 - 2001 Junior Lecturer, International, European and French Administrative Law, University of Strasbourg
1995 - Trainee, Nörr Stiefenhofer & Lutz
* In 2002, De Bandt, van Hecke, Lagae & Loesch merged with Linklaters
1999 - 2001 Ecole Nationale d'Administration, Paris/Strasbourg, Master in Public Administration
1998 - 1999 Deutsche Hochschule für Verwaltungswissenschaften, Speyer
1996 - 2001 Humboldt University of Berlin, Ph.D in International Law
1995 - 1996 College of Europe, Bruges, LL.M.
1992 - 1995 Law Studies, University of Munich
1990 - 1992 Law Studies, University of Würzburg
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