Vincent Stier advises national and international corporate clients on all matters of antitrust and EU state aid law, together with general EU and public procurement law. His competition law practice particularly focuses on the following areas: Vincent is well-prepared to support you in ensuring competition law compliance, assisting you with a view to organising distribution as well as advising in contractual matters and market dominance issues. Having a particular focus on compliance training, he would also be happy to offer custom-made training sessions for your team. In addition, Vincent is ready to help you in negotiations with competition authorities, in particular the Bundeskartellamt (German Federal Cartel Office), including accompanying internal or external investigations. Moreover, Vincent stands by your side in the context of cartel damage claims.
Apart from that, Vincent's advisory activities include merger control work in matters before the Bundeskartellamt as well as before the European Commission. Further to his competition law activities, Vincent will be happy to support you in matters of general EU law, including EU state aid law. Last but not least, he also acts for clients from different sectors in procurement law matters.
Vincent studied law at the Bucerius Law School in Hamburg as well as at the universities of Frankfurt am Main and Singapore, with a focus on European and international law. Following his first state exam, he worked as a scientific assistant in the antitrust department of a leading German law firm in Frankfurt. He completed his legal education at the Hanseatic Higher Regional Court of Hamburg. During his post-graduate training, Vincent worked, inter alia, at the Chamber for Commercial Matters at the Regional Court of Hamburg as well as for the competition and procurement law practices in Hogan Lovells' Hamburg office and at another major international law firm.