Prof Dr Albrecht Bach is a senior partner at Oppenländer. His practice focuses on European and German competition law.
He has represented companies before the German FCO and the European Commission, in particular in merger control filings, cartel investigations and dominance cases. Industries of particular expertise include energy, media and pharmaceuticals/cosmetics. Albrecht is regarded as one of the leading experts in private enforcement cases.
Albrecht serves as board member of the Antitrust Lawyers’ Association for Germany, Austria and Switzerland. He is teaching European Competition law at Mannheim University. Albrecht is co-author of two leading commentaries on German antitrust law. He has spoken frequently at various international competition conferences and published numerous articles on competition law.
Albrecht graduated from the Universities of Tübingen (Dr iur 1991) and Aix-en-Provence. Apart from his native German he is fluent in English and French.
Oppenländer Rechtsanwälte is a medium-sized law firm offering personal and specialised advice to corporate clients. The antitrust practice of Oppenländer has been highly recommended in various international and national legal publications, including inter alia Global Competition Review, GCR 100, Chambers Europe and JUVE Handbook.
Oppenländer Rechtsanwälte does not participate in any formal international alliance.
WWL says: Albrecht Bach is regarded as “a fantastic lawyer on the plaintiff side”. He works extensively on cartel damages claims, merger control, compliance programmes and other areas of antitrust law.
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