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Taylor Wessing enwc Rechtsanwälte GmbH
SCHWARZENBERGPLATZ 7
1030 VIENNA
Austria
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Work Department

Competition

Position

Martin Eckel is a partner and Head of Competition, EU and Trade at Taylor Wessing Vienna. He is an acknowledged expert in the field of Austrian and European competition law, particularly in the areas of merger control, antitrust investigations, abuse of dominance and contractual competition restraints. For many years, he has been representing clients in various complex antitrust proceedings before the Austrian competition authorities as well as the European Commission. From a large number of cases relating to the areas of construction, building and insulating materials, transports, wholesale & food retail and retail in general, Martin has gained in-depth experience in these industries. Martin is experienced in the handling of multi-jurisdictional-filings and he coordinates the competition advice of Taylor Wessing in CEE.

Career

After his judicial clerkship year he started his legal career with e|n|w|c Attorneys at Law (now Taylor Wessing CEE) as an associate, later continuing it as an attorney. In 2004 he became a partner.

Languages

German, English

Memberships

Martin is a member of the “Studienvereinigung Kartellrecht” (Antitrust Lawyers Association) as well as the Vienna and International Bar Association (IBA).

Education

Following his studies of law at the University of Vienna, Martin completed postgraduate studies in European Business Law in Amsterdam.

Lawyer Rankings

Austria > EU and competition

Taylor Wessing enwc Rechtsanwälte GmbH is particularly prominent in merger work, penalty proceedings and ongoing competition law advice, where it largely acts for clients in the retail as well as construction and building materials industries. Martin Eckel heads the CEE competition group and focuses on multi-jurisdictional merger control and filings. He receives key support from senior associate David Konrath in all areas of competition law.