Dr Daniel Dohrn > Oppenhoff > Cologne, Germany > Lawyer Profile


Work Department

Antitrust Law and Merger Control, European State Aid Law, Commercial, Compliance


Daniel is a Partner and has been a lawyer at Oppenhoff since 2009. Daniel Dohrn advises national and international enterprises on German and European antitrust law. He specialises in particular in German and European merger control issues (including the coordination of multijurisdictional filings), in the structuring of distribution systems, in antitrust law Compliance advice, in the assertion and defence against antitrust-related damage claims and in investigative proceedings of the cartel authorities before the Federal Cartel Office and the European Commission. He also advises on matters concerning European state aid law, whereby he specialises in state aid related advice on research projects and cooperations between universities, research facilities and enterprises. Daniel Dohrn has particular sector expertise in the areas media, commerce and aerospace & defence.


After concluding his studies he worked as a research assistant at Linklaters Oppenhoff & Rädler. During the further stages of his legal training he worked at the German Federal Cartel Office, at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer on areas of antitrust and energy law, as well as in the group legal department of Deutsche Telekom AG, also handling antitrust matters


German, English


He studied law at the Universities of Bonn and Uppsala, Sweden. In 2009 Daniel earned his doctorate (Dr. iur.) on antitrust law at the University of Bonn under Prof. Dr. Wulf-Henning Roth.

Lawyer Rankings

Deutschland > Kartellrecht > Kartellrecht

Oppenhoff zeichnen eine ‘sehr große fachliche Expertise‘, ‘sehr hohe Serviceorientierung‘ sowie Branchenexpertise insbesondere in den Bereichen Automotive, Chemie und Konsumgüter aus. Mandanten werden bei der Fusionskontrolle, bei zivilrechtlichen Kartellklagen und Compliance-Fragen unterstützt, wobei auch das Vertriebskartellrecht eine wichtige Säule der Praxis darstellt. Andrés Martin-Ehlers  in Frankfurt leitet das Team, Daniel Dohrn  bietet ‘hervorragende Beratung in Kartellrechtsfragen’ und ist gemeinsam mit Vanessa Pickenpack  für die kartellrechtliche Prozessführung zuständig; das Zweigespann glänzt insbesondere in Kartellschadensersatzklagen.

Germany > Antitrust

Oppenhoff impresses with ‘extreme technical expertise‘, a ‘very high level of service orientation‘ and industry expertise particularly in the automotive, chemical and consumer goods sectors. The group assists clients with merger control, civil antitrust litigation and compliance issues, while distribution antitrust law represents another important pillar of the practice. Andrés Martin-Ehlers in Frankfurt leads the team, Daniel Dohrn offers ‘excellent advice on antitrust issues’, and together with Vanessa Pickenpack is the key contact for antitrust litigation; the duo is particularly well versed in cartel damages claims.