NRF strengthens its German practice with Steger and his team

Norton Rose Fulbright has strengthened its German antitrust and competition law practice with the appointment of Dr Jens Steger (pictured). Steger joins as a partner in the firm’s Frankfurt office from K&L Gates, where he has been a partner since 2021. Together with Steger, his four-person team is moving unified to Norton Rose Fulbright. Theyt are advising a number of large Swiss headquartered clients.

Dr Jens Steger has many years of experience in advising on international antitrust and competition law as well as antitrust compliance. His clients particularly value his expertise in antitrust disputes, his strategic advice on competitor cooperations and joint ventures as well as his many years of experience in structuring and setting up global compliance management systems. He also specialises in conducting internal antitrust investigations.

“Norton Rose Fulbright’s global presence and worldwide reputation as one of the few top antitrust practices is a perfect fit for our team and the current requirements and needs of our globally active clients. The same applies to the firm’s ambitious plans and its clear strategy for Germany,” says Steger.

Dr. Tim Schaper, partner and head of the antitrust and competition practice in Germany, comments: “We are very pleased to welcome Dr Jens Steger as a new partner in our firm. With his expertise, we are taking an important step towards further expanding our practice in Germany and Europe and being able to offer our clients an even more comprehensive range of advice while at the same time increasing our impact.”

Ian Giles, Head of Antitrust and Competition EMEA at Norton Rose Fulbright, says: “I am very excited about Jens joining our broader global competition practice. Our antitrust practice is going from strength to strength, and enhancing our offer in Germany is crucial at a time when there is ever more competition, FDI and regulatory challenges facing our clients.”

Dr. Stefan Feuerriegel, Head of Germany at Norton Rose Fulbright, adds: “The expansion of our range of advice in antitrust and competition law is an important strategic factor for us, particularly in view of our international orientation and when advising on major cross-border transactions. I am therefore very pleased that we have found an excellent addition to our team in Dr Jens Steger.”

Steger’s entire team starts in the Frankfurt office of Norton Rose Fulbright and additionally consists of Sven Klüppel (Senior Associate), Nicolas Quindeau (Associate), Anja Eiserfey (Practice Assistant) and Jona Schwabach (Research Trainee).