Dr iur Christina Hummer > SAXINGER Rechtsanwalts GmbH > Vienna, Austria > Lawyer Profile

SAXINGER Rechtsanwalts GmbH

Work Department

Main areas: Antitrust / State Aid, Compliance




Christina Hummer has worked as a partner at SAXINGER in Brussels and Vienna since 2010. Since 2002, she has worked for international law firms in both Washington, DC, and Brussels on competition law matters.

Christina Hummer has been an attorney at law in New York since 2003, a solicitor in England & Wales since 2004 and a European lawyer in private practice in Brussels since 2005 and in Vienna since 2009.

As Attorney-at-Law (New York), Solicitor (England & Wales), and European registered lawyer (Brussels and Vienna) Christina Hummer advises national and international companies on European and national competition law. She has extensive experience in antitrust proceedings before the European Court of Justice, the European Commission and various national competition authorities, in particular in cartel investigations, merger filings, proceedings relating to abuse of a dominant position and state aid. She also regularly advises on antitrust compliance, also in relation to the set up of joint ventures.

In addition, Christina Hummer regularly publishes and is a speaker at conferences worldwide.


After completing her degree in law (Mag.iur.) in 1999 and her doctorate (Dr. iur.) in 2001, she completed a Master of Laws (LL.M.) at New York University in 2002. She also completed a diploma in economics in competition law at King’s College in London, UK, in 2007.

Lawyer Rankings

Austria > EU and competition

Working in a ‘goal-oriented and focused manner,’ SAXINGER Rechtsanwalts GmbH specialises in multi-jurisdictional merger filings and also represents clients in cartel matters before the courts. Practice head Christina Hummer marshals a ‘remarkable depth of knowledge’ of European antitrust law, and is instructed by clients seeking to submit merger filings and those facing cartel investigations. Markus Fellner frequently appears before Austrian and European courts in relation to cartel and abuse of dominance proceedings.