Jürgen Schindler is a partner in Allen & Overy LLP’s Brussels office and shares his time between the Brussels and Hamburg offices.
He has extensive experience advising clients on complex international, EU and German merger control, cartel, and abuse of dominance cases. Jürgen’s practice encompasses a broad range of sectors, including high-tech, energy, shipping and transport, raw materials, chemicals, finance, consumer, and industrial products. In addition, Jürgen litigates before the European courts in Luxembourg.
Jürgen completed an internship with DG Competition and worked as an international fellow at the US Federal Trade Commission. He has been appointed a non-governmental adviser to the International Competition Network (which includes more than 100 competition authorities worldwide), where he regularly contributes to the merger and cartel working groups.
Jürgen obtained his German law degree (first state exam) from the University of Hamburg in 1999 and qualified as a German lawyer in 2001 (second state exam). In addition, he holds a master’s degree in international and European law from the University of Toulouse (1996), an LLM degree focusing on EU competition law from the College of Europe (1999), and an LLM degree specialising in US antitrust law and economics from Georgetown University.
Jürgen is admitted to practise in Frankfurt and New York, and is listed as a European lawyer at the Brussels bar. He speaks German, English and French.
Jürgen is recommended by Chambers Europe: "Clients describe him as a young, up-and-coming lawyer who we trust greatly. He provides extremely robust advice."
Allen & Overy's antitrust and competition practice comprises over 100 specialists located across Asia, Australia, Europe and North America. The practice advises corporate clients and financial institutions on their global antitrust policies, litigation and regulatory strategies and has acted on some of the highest-profile and most complex cases in recent years.
WWL says: Jürgen Schindler is a "future leader of the profession, if he isn't one already," according to impressed peers
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