Kathrin Lechner

Kathrin Lechner


Email kathrin.lechner@​hoganlovells.com

Phone +49 40 419 93 165

Fax +49 40 419 93 200

LanguagesGerman, English, Spanish

Practice groupGlobal Regulatory

Kathrin Lechner advises her clients in all aspects of commercial and distribution law as well as contract drafting and supports them on regulatory issues, with a focus on food and pet food, as well as consumer goods. 

Besides contract drafting, she also assists her national and international clients in the operative business of purchasing, production and sales.The focus of her work includes providing comprehensive advice on labelling obligations, competition and consumer law. She also supports her clients in dealing with official complaints, in particular with regard to food and feed law.

Kathrin studied law in Heidelberg, Madrid and Munich. During her studies, she already focused on commercial law issues. She gained detailed insights during her work for the legal department of a leading automobile manufacturer and another major international law firm.

Education and admissions


Second State Exam in Law, Higher Regional Court of Munich, 2018

First State Exam in Law, LMU Munich (Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München), 2016

Representative experience

Advising a pet food manufacturer on labelling and advertising issues, as well as on disputes under competition law.

Unterstützung eines führenden Onlinemarktplatzes zu lebensmittelrechtlichen Aspekten, insbesondere im Umgang mit Behörden und Ausgestaltung des Vertriebssystems.

Drafting new purchase and distribution contracts for a food producer. Ongoing advice on the composition, labelling and advertising of its products.

Advice on regulatory requirements for new mobility and support in regulatory approval process.

Numerous drafting and review of general purchasing and business conditions, in particular in E-Commerce. Frequent advice on standard business terms, in particular for e-commerce enterprises.

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