Christian Krohs advises clients on all aspects of antitrust and competition law, including antitrust litigation, as well as compliance matters.

Christian has extensive experience in all areas of EU and German antitrust and competition law, particularly in relation to cartel investigations, cartel damages claims, abuse of dominance proceedings and both national and international merger control projects. He has also advised numerous clients regarding antitrust and anticorruption compliance as well as internal investigations.

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  • Advised long-term, multinational cartel investigations and proceedings, concerning, inter alia, electrical equipment, natural resources, natural gas, civil engineering, and food and consumer goods
  • Advised large, multinational co-operation projects among competitors, including the organization and management of complex economic analyses regarding efficiencies and synergies
  • Advised on merger controls, in connection with numerous significant mergers such as Coop/REWE/CORE, Aryzta/Klemme, RWE/Essent and Siemens/Dade Behring

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  • Handelsblatt/Best Lawyers™ 2021 Germany: Leading Lawyer for Competition / Antitrust Law


  • Member of the German Studienvereinigung Kartellrecht (German Antitrust Experts Association)


Higher Regional Court of Cologne, Second State Exam, 2003
University of Aberdeen, LLM, International and European Law, 2001
University of Cologne, First State Exam, 2000


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Christian Krohs

Insights & Events / Media

Special Report / February 2021

Publications / October 2020

Antitrust M&A Snapshot / August 2020

Düsseldorf, Germany / Speaking Engagements / September 18, 2019

Special Report / 18. February 2019

JUVE Handbuch 2018/2019 / November 2018

Unternehmensjurist, Issue 4 / July 2018

Unternehmensjurist (Germany) / April 2018

Unternehmensjurist (Germany) / March 2016

Cologne Comment on Antitrust Law, Volume 1 / 2016

FINANCE, special supplement TOP-Kanzleien, 1-2016 / January/February 2016

Special Report / January 20, 2016

PLATOW Online / January 12, 2015