Dr. Sebastian Gräler

Dr. Sebastian Gräler


Email sebastian.graeler@​hoganlovells.com

Phone +49 211 13 68 422

Fax +49 211 13 68 100

LanguagesEnglish, German

Practice groupGlobal Regulatory

"Highly committed and competent"

Legal 500 Germany, 2018

Sebastian Gräler advises companies and the public sector on all aspects of public law. He focuses on public commercial law and regulated industries. He represents his clients in administrative proceedings and legal disputes in all instances. Based on his longstanding political activities Sebastian has a wide experience with public authorities and decision makers. Furthermore he has many years of experience as committee member in municipal companies.

Sebastian studied law at the Westfälische Wilhelms-University of Munster and University of Sheffield (UK). At the same time, he worked for the Deutsche Hochschule der Polizei (Graduate School of the German Police) in the public law sector. Following his studies Sebastian worked in the litigation practice of our firm. During his legal training with the Higher Regional Court Hamm, he also worked at the Federal Cartel Authority as well as in our Dusseldorf and New York City offices. For his outstanding achievements in the First and Second State Exam he was awarded by the Friends of the Jurisprudence at the University of Munster and the Government of North-Rhine Westphalia.

Sebastian is visiting lecturer for European and international business law at the University of Wuppertal.

Education and admissions


Dr. iur., University of Münster, 2018

Second State Exam in Law, North Rhine-Westphalia, 2016

First State Exam in Law, University of Münster, 2011

Representative experience

Ongoing advice of an international company on public law, especially on public commercial law.

Advising BELKAW GmbH on the acquisition of the gas sector of a municipal utility.

Defense counsel of a national company in a regulatory proceeding regarding the violation of the European Timber Regulation.

Legal representation of a German company in miscellaneous court proceedings.

Judicial representation of a leading manufacturer of electrical appliances in proceedings against Stiftung EAR.

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