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Legal 500 Germany, 2023
"Excellent team player; good leadership by Christoph Wünschmann; very good commercial understanding; interface with the Investigation team pays off"
Christoph Wünschmann is the global co-head of the Hogan Lovells Antitrust, Competition and Economic Regulation practice. Since the beginning of his career, Christoph has been advising clients with a focus on German and European antitrust, competition and merger control law. Christoph is the professional for all competition related aspects of your business. He handles all competition aspects of transactions and advises on commercial agreements and compliance issues. He regularly represents his clients before competition authorities (EU Commission, Federal Cartel Office) and courts.
He also handles merger filings with the European Commission and the German Federal Cartel Office and coordinates filings worldwide. Christoph also advises on all kinds of corporate and commercial agreements (joint ventures, cooperations, distribution, R&D, technology transfer) as well as abuse of dominance issues. He represents companies in antitrust investigations and represents his clients in antitrust related court proceedings, including follow-on damages claims.
Christoph teaches European competition law at the MLB master class at Freie Universität Berlin.
Clients describe Christoph Wünschmann as a "strong team player, very good communication at all levels including board of directors/supervisory board, pleasant, calm and serious manner, strategically strong" (Legal 500 Germany, 2023), who is "very well communicated and organized" (Chambers Europe, 2023). "He is a very pleasant partner to work with" (Chambers Europe, 2023). He is a regularly recommended lawyer for competition law in all major legal directories.
Chambers Europe, 2023
"He is a fantastic expert with great communication skills. At the same time, he is humble and knows how to behave taking into account a client's corporate culture."