Christian Ritz, LL.M. (USYD)
Christian Ritz focuses on German and European antitrust and competition law, including cartel authority investigations, merger control and state aid. In addition, he specializes in policy-making and government relations.
Prior to joining our firm, Christian practiced antitrust and competition law at the Berlin office of Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer. He also gained valuable experience in the EU public policy arena while working for Alber & Geiger in Berlin and Brussels.
Christian undertook his legal education at the Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn and the Université Paris-Sud, France, focusing on European and Public International Law. He obtained a Master of Laws degree (LL.M.) from the University of Sydney, Australia. He trained with international law firms in Berlin as well as with the German Federal Ministry of Economics and Technology.
Christian publishes regularly on antitrust, regulatory and other related matters. He is a senior associate in our Munich office and a member of the Antitrust, Competition and Economic Regulation practice group.