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About Richard Dreßler

Richard is an Associate in our Antitrust, Competition and Trade practice group.

He advises on all aspects of European and German competition law, including merger control, cartel investigations and State aid.

Richard speaks German, English and French.

Recent work

Advising Viterra Limited and its shareholders on the global merger control and foreign investment regulation aspects of its merger with Bunge Limited.

Advising Dortmunder Stadtwerke AG on the state aid aspects of the sale of its stake in the energy company STEAG GmbH to Asterion Industrial Partners.


  • Higher Regional Court Berlin, Germany (Second State Examination)
  • Albert-​Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg, Germany (First State Examination)
  • University of Edinburgh, United Kingdom (LL.M.)
  • Université de Montpellier, France (Exchange year)
  • Legal Clerkship (Referendariat) at the Higher Regional Court Berlin with stages at the European Commission's Directorate General Competition (DG COMP), the German Ministry for Economic Affairs and the Antitrust, Competition and Trade practice group of Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer in Brussels


  • Admitted as attorney (Rechtsanwalt) to the Berlin Bar
  • Admitted to the Brussels Bar (EU-list)