Stephan Manuel Nagel > Taylor Wessing > Dusseldorf, Germany > Lawyer Profile

Taylor Wessing
BENRATHER STRAßE 15
40213 DÜSSELDORF
Germany

Work Department

Competition, EU & Trade

Position

With comprehensive expertise, Manuel advises clients on German and European competition law. His practice includes cross-border mergers, proceedings by competition authorities, competition litigation (in particular cartel damages), competition compliance, internal audits, distribution systems and agreements, as well as co-operations between companies. He represents clients in proceedings before the Federal Cartel Office, the European Commission and in court.

His successful management of large-scale projects and his consulting activities in Europe and Asia are part of his professional competence and portfolio. Manuel is a renowned expert when it comes to questions of competition law relating to the digital economy. A further focus of his expertise is in trade, energy, innovative industries, advertising and media.

Career

  • Since 2015 Partner, Taylor Wessing
  • 2009 – 2015 Principal associate, Antitrust, Competition and Trade Practice Group Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, Cologne
  • 2011 Secondment to E.ON SE
  • 2006 – 2004 Research assistant, Antitrust, Competition and Trade Practice Group of Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, Cologne
  • 2000 – 2004 Assistant at the chair for Civil, Labour and Social Law, Rheinische Friedrich–Wilhelms–Universität, Bonn

Languages

English
French

Memberships

Arbeitskreis Kartellrecht des Deutschen Instituts für Compliance e.V.
Arbeitskreis Recht im Unternehmen und Compliance der bitkom
Arbeitskreis Wettbewerbs- und Verbraucherrecht der bitkom
Competition Litigation Forum
DJW, Deutsch-Japanischer Wirtschaftskreis
Rechtsanwaltskammer Düsseldorf
Studienvereinigung Kartellrecht e.V.

Education

  • 2014 University of St. Gallen – School of Management, Economics, Law, Social Sciences and International Affairs, Summer School in Management
  • 2008 Second state examination, Düsseldorf
  • 2006 – 2008 Legal clerkship, Regional Court of Cologne including stages at the Bundeskartellamt (Federal Cartel Office), the Cologne office of Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer and the First Cartel Senate of the Higher Regional Court of Düsseldorf
  • 2004 – 2005 LL.M. in Comparative, European and International Law, European University Institute, Florence
  • 2004 First state examination, Münster
  • 1999 – 2004 Legal Studies, American Studies and Political Science, Rheinische Friedrich–Wilhelms–Universität, Bonn

Lawyer Rankings

Deutschland > Kartellrecht > Kartellrecht

Die Mandanten der Kartellrechtspraxis von Taylor Wessing sind breit gefächert und oftmals international mit einem Schwerpunkt auf Automotive und Mobility, der herstellenden Industrie und der digitalen Wirtschaft. In diesem Rahmen berät das Team häufig zu grenzüberschreitenden Transaktionen, wobei die stetig zunehmende Internationalisierung der Praxis insbesondere mit Blick auf das Asien-Geschäft eine zentrale Rolle spielt. Der Praxisleiter Marco Hartmann-Rüppel in Hamburg verfügt über Expertise zu internationalen Transaktionen, strategischen Kooperationen und Competition Litigation. Stephan Manuel Nagel hat ‘exzellentes Verständnis für wirtschaftliche Zusammenhänge‘ und Stefan Horn wurde im Juni 2020 zum Salary Partner ernannt.

Germany > Antitrust

Taylor Wessing‘s antitrust practice advises a diverse and often international client base with a focus on automotive and mobility, manufacturing and the digital economy. In this context, the team frequently assists with cross-border transactions, while the practice’s constantly increasing internationalization is particularly tangible with regards  to its Asian business. Practice head Marco Hartmann-Rüppel in Hamburg has expertise in international transactions, strategic cooperation and competition litigation, Stephan Manuel Nagel has ‘an excellent understanding of economic relationships‘ and Stefan Horn made salary partner in June 2020.