Sebastian Faust

Sebastian Faust

Counsel
Dusseldorf

Email sebastian.faust@​hoganlovells.com

Phone +49 211 13 68 0

Fax +49 211 13 68 100

LanguagesEnglish, French, German, Spanish

Practice groupGlobal Regulatory

Sebastian Faust is a Counsel in our antitrust, competition and economic regulation practice and focuses on antitrust and competition law. He advises national and international clients in different industries like automotive, consumer goods, real estate and the financial and banking sector.

Sebastian Faust will help you with his extensive experience in merger control and antitrust proceedings as well as with questions regarding compliance. As part of his advisory services, Sebastian Faust represents his clients before the competition authorities and over the years has paved the way for numerous mergers and cartel proceedings pending before the German Federal Cartel Office or the European Commission. He works closely with colleagues in our international Hogan Lovells offices and, if necessary, defends his clients' interests in contentious cases at court. Sebastian Faust also regularly advises on internal investigations and antitrust audits in various industries and in the area of foreign trade law.

Before joining Hogan Lovells as an attorney in 2013, Sebastian Faust worked for us as a research assistant. After his first state examination, he gained his first experience in antitrust law at another leading law firm in Dusseldorf for one year. During his legal clerkship, he completed stations at the Federal Network Agency in gas network regulation and the public prosecutor's office in Cologne in the area of white-collar crime. Sebastian Faust studied at the University of Cologne and is a member of the Studienvereinigung Kartellrecht e.V.

Awards and recognitions

2019

Rising Star for antitrust law in Germany
Expert Guides, Rising Stars

Education and admissions

Education

Second State Exam in Law, Higher Regional Court of Cologne, 2011

First State Exam in Law, University of Cologne, 2006

Memberships

Member, Studienvereinigung Kartellrecht e.V.

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