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Albrecht Bach

Albrecht Bach

Oppenländer RechtsanwälteBörsenplatz 1 (Friedrichsbau)StuttgartGermany70174

Thought Leader

WWL Ranking: Thought Leader

Global Leader

Competition 2020

Professional Biography

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

WWL says: Albrecht Bach is highlighted as "one of the sharpest and most knowledgeable competition lawyers in the German market" thanks to his three decades of experience at the cutting edge of EU competition law.

Peers and clients say:
"Mr Bach has an impressive brain."
"Albrecht is probably the smartest competition lawyer around."
"He is a terrific competition lawyer."
"He is highly recommended for competition matters."


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 digital, retail trade, 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 ReviewGCR 100Chambers Europe and JUVE Handbook.

National Leader

WWL Ranking: Recommended
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