Dr. Lukas Rengier

Dr. Lukas Rengier


Email [email protected]​hoganlovells.com

Phone +49 89 290 12 632

Fax +49 89 290 12 222

LanguagesEnglish, German, French, Spanish

Practice groupGlobal Regulatory

"Lukas is well known in cartel matters and is a standout representative in court."

Client/peer, Who's Who Legal

Lukas advises on all matters of German and European competition law. He represents clients before the German Federal Cartel Office, the European Commission as well as before German and European courts.

Lukas has special expertise in competition litigation. He acted on numerous high-profile cases and secured important judgments for clients, i.a. by the German Federal Court of Justice.

He equally has a very active merger control practice, regularly representing clients in merger reviews before the German and European authorities as well as coordinating merger filings worldwide. His recent experience includes a transaction in the chemical sector that was cleared subject to conditions.

He also regularly defends companies in cartel and abuse of dominance proceedings and advises on issues at the interface of competition and patent laws.

Awards and recognitions


Highly recommended lawyer for antitrust and competition in Germany


Rising Star Award Europe in Competition & Antitrust


Future leader for competition law
Who's Who Legal/GCR


Antitrust Writing Award

Education and admissions


Second State Exam in Law, Appellate Court of Berlin/Brandenburg, 2014

Dr. iur., Doctorate in Law, University of Bonn, 2013

First State Exam in Law, University of Bonn, 2009


Studienvereinigung Kartellrecht (German Association for Antitrust Law)

Related practices

Antitrust and Competition

Representative experience

Competition litigation: i.a. represent manufacturers in numerous lawsuits concerning the “Trucks cartel” and the cases “KWR”, “Consumer Detergents” and “HEMA”*

Merger control: i.a. advise chemical company on largest acquisition with ten merger filings worldwide; obtain clearance for acquisition of competitor by industrial company in "Phase 1" with conditions

Pharma competition law: i.a. coordinate competition law arguments in global patent litigation including complaint to competition authorities; advise on “pay for delay”-case*

Compliance: i.a. obtain competition law clearance for Catena-X initiative; advise on competition law compliance of global rebate scheme; compliant design of B2B platform

Cartel investigations: i.a. cases “metal packaging”, “sausage”, “road construction”*

*Matter handled prior to joining Hogan Lovells.

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