Dr Rainer M. Bierwagen is Partner at BEITEN BURKHARDT’s Brussels office and member of the Competition practice group. His area of expertise comprises EU and international competition and trade law. He particularly advises national and international clients on competition law, on State aid rules, in mergers and acquisitions and concerning trade law. He is an expert in EU law for advisory services and advocacy before the courts.
Dr Bierwagen studied law at the Universities of Heidelberg, Geneva (Switzerland), Freiburg and Konstanz and obtained his Dr. iur. in 1989. He was admitted to the German Bar in 1989 and in Brussels as Avocat associé (1991) and as Médiateur agréé en droit civil et commercial (2010). He joined BEITEN BURKHARDT as Partner in 2009, having worked previously with Van Bael & Bellis (1989 to 1995) and as a partner with KRB Kemmler Rapp Böhlke, both in Brussels.