Practice Group: Antitrust & Competition
Practice Group: Digital Business
Dr. Sebastian Janka advises national and international clients on all matters of European and German antitrust & competition law. His advice covers, inter alia, M&A/transactions (merger control by the European Commission and the Federal Cartel Office (Bundeskartellamt) as well as the coordination of multijurisdictional filings), cartel investigations and fine proceedings initiated by the European Commission and the Bundeskartellamt, cartel damage claims and other disputes (also before German courts as well as before the General Court and the Court of Justice of the European Union), and advice on compliance matters.
Dr. Sebastian Janka has studied in Hamburg (Germany), Bordeaux (France) and Stellenbosch (South Africa) and worked with international law firms in Buenos Aires (Argentina) and New York (USA).
Dr. Sebastian Janka is author of various publications on competition and sports law related questions and frequently contributes as speaker or panel chair on national and international antitrust law conferences. He is a member, among others, of the German Competition Law Association (Studienvereinigung Kartellrecht e.V.), the American Bar Association (ABA) and the International Association of Young Lawyers (AIJA).
He is recommended by various publications, including the first edition of "Who's Who Legal: Competition – Future Leaders 2017", "Who's Who Legal: Germany 2018", the current edition of "Who's Who Legal: Germany 2019" ("Sebastian Janka is highlighted by respondents as "an up-and comer" in the domestic market whose practice covers all aspects of competition law in Germany and the EU."), published by GCR, and listed in The Best Lawyers in Germany 2018 and 2019 in the Competition/Antitrust Law category.
He is an elected member of the Legal Framework Committee (Antitrust&Competition) within "Plattform Industrie 4.0", a think tank on digitalization initiated by and under the patronage of the German Federal Government, leading trade associations and high-ranking delegates from the economy, science and labour unions.