Lucas Gasser

Rechtsanwalt (Lawyer), Senior Associate

Antitrust & Competition
Regulatory and Governmental Affairs
EU State aid law and Foreign Subsidies
Energy & Infrastructure

Lucas Gasser

Lucas advises clients on all aspects of German and European antitrust and competition law. This includes merger control proceedings, cartel and abuse of dominant position proceedings before the German Federal Cartel Office and the European Commission as well as before German and European courts. Another focus of his practice is EU State aid law. Lucas assists clients (both private undertakings as well as public authorities) facing EU State aid issues in a wide range of transactions. Lucas also has experience in EU State aid notification proceedings before the European Commission and in State aid disputes before European courts. Further, Lucas supports clients on antitrust and State aid law related compliance issues and internal investigations.


Secondment at a British Silver Circle law firm in London (2023)
PhD studies at the Heinrich-Heine-University Düsseldorf under the supervision of Prof. Dr. Rupprecht Podszun
Legal studies at the Freie Universität Berlin, Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich, University Bergen, Norway
Research associate at the chair for civil law, commercial and economic law (Prof. Dr. Tobias Lettl, LL.M. (EUR)) at the University of Potsdam
Legal traineeship in the district of the Kammergericht Berlin
Admitted to the Berlin Bar Association
With Noerr since 2019


  • Studienvereinigung Kartellrecht e.V.
  • Deutscher Juristentag e.V.


  • Conduct Obligations for Gatekeepers (Art 5-7 DMA), in: Schmidt / Hübener (Ed.), New Digital Markets Act, 2023 (together with Dr Jochen Hegener)
  • Bußgeldzumessung – Welche Entwicklungen sind in der Praxis des Bundeskartellamts zu erwarten?, in Wirtschaft und Wettbewerb (WuW), 2022, Online-Zusatzbeiträge (mit Dr. Kathrin Westermann)
  • Market Structure Abuse in the Platform Economy - Information asymmetries as a source of an infringement of Art 102 TFEU, Nomos, Baden-Baden 2021, 309 p, (PhD-Thesis)
  • The new Section 39a ARC – A tool for a more flexible merger control regime?, in: Wirtschaft und Wettbewerb (WuW), 2021, 155 (with Dr Till Steinvorth)
  • Der alternative Erwerber in der Sanierungsfusion, in: Neue Zeitschrift für Kartellrecht (NZKart) 2020, Heft 9, S. 465ff.
  • "Das Spiel mit den Ersatzteilen" - Examensklausur Schwerpunktbereich Medien- und Wirtschaftsrecht, in: Juristische Ausbildung (JURA) 2020, Heft 8, S. 835ff.
  • Was hat Sport mit Wettbewerb zu tun?, in: Wirtschaft und Wettbewerb (WuW), 2018, 1 (with Mark-E. Orth)