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Heiner Mecklenburg

Senior Associate


Mecklenburg Heiner
Heiner Mecklenburg

Senior Associate


Heiner advises on all matters of German and EU competition law and represents clients before the German Federal Cartel Office, the European Commission as well as German and European courts. His practice focuses on cartel and abuse of dominance proceedings, follow-on damages actions, merger control and co-operations (e.g. joint venture and distribution agreements). He also represents clients during sector inquiries, especially in the digital sector.

Heiner holds a law degree from Germany’s top-ranked Bucerius Law School in Hamburg. He has a particular interest in antitrust economics and regulatory matters, and holds a Master of Science in Political Economy from the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE). 

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Publications: 11 October 2022

New draft 11th Amendment to the German Competition Act

The German Federal Ministry of Economics and Climate Action (BMWK) has proposed a small, but almost revolutionary 11th amendment of the German Act Against Restraints of Competition. It is expected to…

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20095 Hamburg

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Admitted as German Rechtsanwalt, 2014


Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Political Economy of Europe, London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), 2013

Second German Law Degree, Higher Regional Court of Schleswig-Holstein, Germany, 2012

First German Law Degree, Hamburg, Germany, 2010

Baccalaureus Legum (LL.B.), Bucerius Law School, Hamburg, Germany, 2008

Published Work

  • WuW 2021, 206-212, ""Return of the warehousing?"" A transaction structure reconsidered at the crossroads between the EU Commission in Canon/TMSC and the European Court of Justice in Ernst & Young
  • EWiR 2015, 197, „Bemessung von EU-Kartellgeldbußen unter Berücksichtigung von Innenumsätzen vertikal integrierter Kartellanten („Guardian Industries und Guardian Europe/Kommission“)“, Anmerkung zu EuGH, Urt. v. 12.11.2014 – Rs C-580/12P (EuG), EU:C:2014:2363 = EuZW 2015, 112 = NJW 2015, 465