“pleasant personal style and high availability”

“stands out for the ability to get to the heart of complicated matters”
Legal 500 EMEA 2020

Christoph Weinert, LL.M. (Wellington)

Christoph advises national and international clients on all aspects of German and European antitrust law. He focuses on the representation of corporate clients in antitrust investigations by the German Federal Cartel Office and the European Commission, private antitrust litigation in particular follow-on damage claims, as well as in EU and German merger control proceedings.

Christoph is recognized as a competition expert by Legal 500 EMEA and Kanzleimonitor.

Education and Professional Career

  • since 01/2018 Counsel with Commeo
  • Associate with Commeo (01/2012 – 12/2017)
  • Associate with Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP in Frankfurt am Main (2011)
  • Admission to the bar (2011)
  • Master of Laws (LL.M.) from the Victoria University of Wellington (New Zealand)
  • Studies of law at the University of Bonn; worked as Referendar for the German Federal Cartel Office as well as for White & Case LLP in Dusseldorf and Brussels during his legal training

Memberships

  • AIJA – International Association of Young Lawyers
  • European Competition Lawyers Association (ECLA)
  • Studienvereinigung Kartellrecht
  • Kartellrechtsforum Frankfurt

Languages
Christoph advises clients in English and German.

Selected Publications
  • Ettinger/Jaques (Hrsg.), Beck’sches Handbuch Unternehmenskauf im Mittelstand, München, 3. Auflage 2021 (Mitautor)
  • Kartellschadensersatzanspruch für jedermann, Kommentar zum EuGH-Urteil vom 12.12.2019 (Rs. C-435/18), Betriebs-Berater 6/2020, S. 267
  • Gun-Jumping – The standstill obligation under German merger control law, Competition Law & Policy Debate, 1/2019, S. 49
  • European Private Enforcement Database – German case summaries 2018 u. 2019, Wolters Kluwer
  • Ettinger/Jaques (Hrsg.), Beck’sches Handbuch Unternehmenskauf im Mittelstand, München, 2. Auflage 2017 (Mitautor)
  • Schultze (Hrsg.), Compliance-Handbuch Kartellrecht, Frankfurt am Main, 2014 (Mitautor)
  • Arens/Tepper (Hrsg.), Praxishandbuch Gesellschaftsrecht, Berlin, 2. Auflage 2013 (Mitautor)