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Julius von Düring

Associate

Julius advises on all matters of German and EU competition law and represents clients before the German Federal Cartel Office, the European Commission as well as German and European courts.

In particular, he focuses on merger control proceedings as well as on cartel and abuse of dominance investigations, while also advising clients on follow-on damages actions and distribution agreements.

Expertise

Experience

Representative matters

Scania on defense of follow-up claims for damages in the "truck cartel" case. This is the largest private enforcement (follow-on) damages case in Germany to date, with over six hundred lawsuits pending.

Uniper SE on the antitrust and merger control aspects of a stabilisation package with a total size of EUR 33bn agreed between Uniper, the German Federal Government and the major Uniper shareholder Fortum Oyi, which also included the acquisition by the German Ministry of Finance of 98.6% of the shares in and sole control over Uniper SE. The transaction was particularly important to ensure the supply of gas in Germany and Europe.

Consortium consisting of a group of financial institutions on merger control aspects of its acquisition of a 49.9% stake in the company that will construct and operate an offshore windpark in the North Sea. The transaction is one of the largest in renewables in recent years in Germany, since upon completion, expected for 2025, He Dreiht will be one of the largest offshore wind farms in Germany with 64 turbines with an output of 15MW (total of 960MW) and shall supply around 1.1 million households in Germany with green and safe energy.

Pro bono

Advising a leading independent conservation organisation on antitrust implications of sustainability agreements.

Qualifications

Admissions

Admitted as Lawyer, Germany, 2022

Academic

Second German Law Degree, Higher Regional Court of Berlin, Germany, 2022

First German Law Degree, Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster, Germany, 2016

Disclaimer
A&O Shearman was formed on May 1, 2024 by the combination of Shearman & Sterling LLP and Allen & Overy LLP and their respective affiliates (the legacy firms). Any matters referred to above may include matters undertaken by one or more of the legacy firms rather than A&O Shearman.