Practice Group Antitrust & Competition
Practice Group Compliance & Investigations
Alexander Israel advises national and international companies on German and European competition law, state aid and regulatory issues. Alexander acts for clients in merger control proceedings, in global cartel investigations, abuse of dominance constellations and related litigation.
He has particular experience in aviation, automotive, financial services, basic industry, consumer goods and the IT sector. Alexander is regularly involved in highly regarded cases, including the Air Cargo defense and the CDS defense (both GCR Matters of the year 2016.) He is a regular speaker at conferences and teaches “European Competition Law” at the Zurich University of Applied Sciences (ZHAW) in Winterthur, Switzerland. Alexander is also an author of many publications relating to German and EU competition law.
Chambers Global and Chambers Europe (2016 and 2017), JUVE (since 2015) and Best Lawyers 2017/2018 rank Alexander among the leading practitioners in Brussels. Chambers highlights the client praise that "Alexander is one of the best competition lawyers we ever instructed because of his highquality legal analysis, his strategic business guidance and his work produced on a fast turnaround." and that Alexander is described by an impressed client „as one of the most responsive, diligent and valuable outside counsel I have ever worked with.“
Alexander was also included in Who's Who Legal’s first edition “Competition – Future Leaders”, which will list the foremost practitioners in this area aged 45 or under. His inclusion was based on the praise that “he is an outstanding strategist and highly proficient. He is a commercially minded lawyer who produces impressive work within a very short time."