Dr. Jörg Karenfort, LLM (LSE), is Global Head of the Competition and Antitrust practice group (Berlin/Brussels). He advises clients in European and German competition and regulatory matters. Jörg has comprehensive expertise in dealing with German and European merger control as well as in cartel and abuse of dominance proceedings before European and national competition authorities and courts. He also advises national and international companies and trade associations in connection with compliance issues and regulatory proceedings both at national and EU level. Jörg is an experienced litigator in complex competition cases and an expert for complex settlement matters. His comprehensive sector expertise covers automotive, banking, energy, TMT as well as life sciences. Jörg is a lecturer on EU and German Competition Law at the University of Potsdam and regularly publishes on EU and national competition and regulatory matters.
Jörg is highly ranked in Chambers Europe 2018. JUVE Handbook German Commercial Law Firms 2017/2018 recommends him in the area of antitrust and lists him amongst the leading individuals in media antitrust. He is also frequently ranked by GCR and named “Lawyer of the Year” by Best Lawyers 2018 (Competition/Berlin).