Dieter Thalhammer

Leaders in Law endorses Dieter Thalhammer as our exclusively recommended Competition Law expert in Austria. If you wish to get in touch with Dieter please use the contact information provided above.

Dieter Thalhammer is a Partner at our Vienna office and head of our “Competition Law” practice group. Dieter is one of the leading Austrian experts in the areas of European and national competition law and represents national and international clients in merger control proceedings, cartel and abuse of dominance cases as well as in cartel damages proceedings (private enforcement). His profile is completed by broad experience with the execution of internal investigations and the implementation of antitrust compliance programs.

Under his guidance, our “Competition Law” practice group evolved into one of the leading teams in Austria. Dieter represents clients from diverse industries such as transport, automotive, media, energy, postal services, telecommunications, the chemical industry, real estate, finance, health care as well as the food industry and the electronic engineering industry. His most recent cases comprise advising a client in cartel proceedings concerning transport before the European Commission.

Dieter represented clients before the Austrian Supreme Court of Justice and the European Court of Justice in the proceedings against the Austrian freight forwarding cartel. Furthermore, he advises an energy supply company in antitrust proceedings before the Austrian Cartel Court and regularly counsels prestigious Austrian and international companies in several Austrian and European merger proceedings.

Prior to joining our firm, he worked for a leading international law firm in Vienna for six years. He started his career as an intern at the Legal Service of the European Commission. Dieter is the author of several articles on competition law and lectures at the University at Graz.

Dieter holds law degrees from the University of Vienna (Dr iur, Mag iur) and the Saarland University (LLM Eur). He speaks German and English.

Accolades

“He is a great negotiator who has authority even with CEOs and the heads of boards of multinational companies. He has detailed knowledge of competition law and gives pragmatic and quick advice.” Chambers Europe 2015

“He doesn’t over-complicate things: he understands all the key issues and delivers a good product.”, says a client. An other interviewee says: “He stands out from all the other lawyers I have worked with across Europe. He has really strong technical and personal skills.” Chambers Europe 2014

“Solution-oriented approach, short-term availability, excellent support”, says a client; “he is an eminent player who combines technical competence and personal skills”, says a competitor in  JUVE 2014

Firm Overview:

With more than 50 lawyers at its offices in Vienna and Graz, Eisenberger & Herzog (E&H) ranks amongst Austria’s largest law firms. The firm is driven by a team of partners with an international background and practice. Thus, E&H is guided by a spirit of innovation, dedication and creativity. Throughout the lifetime of each project, partners assist their clients personally, ensuring quality, flexibility and efficiency. With a well-established network of partner law firms all over Europe and strong ties with first-tier business law firms in the US and Asia, E&H has become one of the leading Austrian referral firms and premier addresses for international clients.

 

Chalid Heyder

Leaders in Law endorses Chalid Heyder as our exclusively recommended Competition Law expert in Indonesia. If you wish to get in touch with Chalid, please use the contact information provided above.

Chalid is a partner at Dewi Negara Fachri & Partners and has more than 16 years’ experience in dispute resolution in Indonesia. Chalid is qualified in Indonesia and concentrates on arbitration, civil disputes, and bankruptcy and suspension of payment. Chalid has extensive experience in business competition, contentious employment issues and internal investigations as well as criminal and corruption matters.

Chalid has represented and advised both domestic and international clients from a number of different industries. He has appeared as an advocate before BANI arbitration and as Indonesian counsel for a number of clients in the BANI Arbitration Center (Indonesia), Singapore International Arbitration Centre (SIAC) and the International Court of Arbitration (ICC).

Hogan Lovells:

Change is happening faster than ever, and legal challenges come from all directions. To stay ahead, organizations need to anticipate what’s next. Hogan Lovells understands this and works together with its clients to solve the toughest legal issues in major industries and commercial centers around the world. With 2,500 lawyers on six continents, Hogan Lovells offers extensive experience and insights gained from working in some of the world’s most complex legal environments and markets for corporations, financial institutions, and governments. The firm provides practical legal solutions that help clients identify and mitigate risk and make the most of opportunities. Whether a client is expanding into new markets, considering capital from new sources, or dealing with increasingly complex regulation or disputes, Hogan Lovells can help. The firm’s lawyers are straight talking. They understand and solve the problem before it becomes one. And they deliver clear and practical advice that gets the job done.

A fast-changing and interconnected world requires fresh thinking combined with proven experience. That’s what Hogan Lovells provides. Progress starts with ideas. And while imagination helps at every level, the firm’s legal solutions are aligned with each client’s business strategy. The firm’s experience in cross-border and emerging economies gives it the market perspective to be the global partner of choice for its clients. The team at Hogan Lovells brings a diverse variety of backgrounds and experience which delivers a broader perspective. This ultimately makes for more rounded thinking and better answers for clients. Giving back to communities and society is fundamental to good business. And, it’s part of the firm’s core. Everyone at Hogan Lovells is asked to volunteer at least 25 hours a year as part of their normal work duties.

 

Enrique Felices Saavedra

Leaders in Law endorses Enrique Felices Saavedra as our exclusively recommended Competition Law expert in Peru. If you wish to get in touch with Enrique please use the contact information provided above.

Masters of Law, Yale Law School and Lawyer from Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú. Partner since the year 2000 with a wide experience in Competition Law, multilateral finance, project and infrastructure development finance. Counseled the major provider of Mobile services in a series of competition conflicts against their main competitor in the Peruvian market, an important electricity company in matters such as competent of the acquisition of a 530MW combined cycle generation project, an international provider of medicinal gases in an investigation for alleged restrictive practice, an international fast-food franchise in a antimonopoly claim against their main competitor in the international market, and various companies of electricity generation in processes or revision previous to the merger of the competition.

Currently represents the promoter of a 1000 MW hydroelectric project. Other clients include Gas Natural (Spain), Duke Energy Egenor International and the International Finance Corporation.

Competition Law

Our practice provides a diverse range of specialized services in competition and anti-trust matters. These services extend from the sponsorship in all types of disputes before the corresponding governmental authorities, to the assessment and design of commercial strategies. Our team is particularly focused in disputes related to the abuse of dominant positions and to anti-competitive practices, in general. It must be noted that our team members have extensive experience in administrative proceedings related to merger controls, as well as in disputes regarding actions of unfair competition related to the advertising industry.

Miranda & Amado

Miranda & Amado is a law firm based in Lima, Peru, which provides legal services in all areas of the economic activity. At present, the firm has approximately about 100 attorneys. We provide direct, specific and efficient legal counsel by consistently incorporating best legal practices. We embody a different way of seeing and feeling the legal practice: committed, modern, ethical, demanding and human.