Alexander advises national and international companies on German, European and UK competition law and regulatory matters. He guides clients through merger control proceedings, global cartel investigations, abuse of dominance constellations and related litigation at the European Commission, UK CMA and German FCA. Alexander’s experience includes, in particular, matters relating to IT, aviation, automotive, financial services and consumer goods.

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He is an outstanding strategist and highly proficient. He is a commercially minded lawyer who produces impressive work within a very short time. – Who's Who Legal

  • Boston University School of Law
    LLM, 2005

  • Georg-August-Universität Göttingen
    Legal Studies

Admissions & Credentials

Düsseldorf, Germany

Brussels, Belgium


  • Trustee, FIW (Research Institute for Economy and Competition)

  • American Bar Association - Section of Antitrust Law

  • Studienvereinigung Kartellrecht (German Antitrust Research Association)

  • European Competition Lawyers Forum

  • European Aviation Club

Rankings & Accolades

    The Legal 500 UK: EU and Competition (2021)

    Who's Who Legal: Competition – Future Leaders

    JUVE: Recommended in Germany and Brussels

    Chambers Global and Chambers Europe: Competition/European Law – Belgium; Foreign Expert – Germany

    Best Lawyers: Competition/Antitrust Law

    Expert Guides: Competition and Antitrust 2021

Commentators say that Alexander is ‘one of the best competition lawyers we ever instructed because of his high quality legal analysis, his strategic business guidance and his work produced on a fast turnaround,’ and that Alexander is described by an impressed client ‘as one of the most responsive, diligent and valuable outside counsel I have ever worked with.’ – Chambers Global 2017