Christian Bahr

Christian Bahr
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Dr Christian Bahr is a partner in the Düsseldorf office of Fieldfisher. Christian advises multinational corporations as well as medium-sized clients on all aspects of EU and German competition law, including cartel investigations, leniency applications, abuse of dominance cases, private cartel damage claims, vertical and horizontal cooperations (including distribution, licensing and R&D agreements) as well as on German and international merger control. He further advises on the design and implementation of compliance programmes. He represents clients before German and European courts as well as in proceedings of the German FCO and the European Commission.

Recent work examples include litigating for follow-on damage claims against members of the car glass cartel before German and European courts, acting before the European General Court in the appeal proceedings against a Commission fine in the window-fittings cartel case, acting in the cartel cases concerning meat producers, heat exchangers, industrial insurance, coffee roasters, cutlery, automatic doors, tug boat operators, and liner shipping as well as the investigations into resale price maintenance of mattresses (FCO) and consumer electronics (European Commission). Christian also carried out several compliance audits at DAX 30 and other companies.

Christian is a regular speaker at seminars and conferences. He has published numerous articles on German and European competition law and is co-author of the Langen/Bunte commentary on German and European competition law.

Fieldfisher LLP is a multinational law firm headquartered in London. The firm has practices in sectors including real estate, energy, financial services, government and public services, hotels and leisure, life sciences, media, telecoms, and technology. Fieldfisher has over 700 lawyers across eight jurisdictions – Belgium, China, France, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, UK and US (Silicon Valley).

WWL says: “Deep thinker” Christian Bahr impresses market commentators with his “encyclopaedic knowledge of competition law”.

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