Baker McKenzie partner Dr. Nicolas Kredel has won the "Client Choice Award" for his expertise in Competition & Antitrust/Germany. This is the second time Nicolas has won this award, having previously won it in 2016.
Established in 2005, the ILO Client Choice Awards identify legal experts from around the world who stand out for providing excellent client service. The criteria for the awards focuses on the ability to add real value to clients’ business above and beyond other players in the market. Uniquely, the nominations and recommendations for these awards can be made by clients only.
The award was presented in London at One Great George Street on 8 February 2018. Corporate counsel who participated in the survey especially value Nicolas for the following:
“Nicolas provides very pragmatic advice; he gets straight to the point and he is very responsive.”
“Nicolas has an exceptional talent for translating economic facts into legal assessments and legal issues into economic realities.”
“Nicolas provides advice that is both commercially relevant and of outstanding legal quality.”
“He has strong commercial awareness and industry knowledge; he understands the needs of his client.”
Nicolas Kredel is partner in Baker & McKenzie's German and Austrian antitrust practice and a member of the EMEA Steering Committee for the Firm's Antitrust and Trade practice group. In the Global Steering Committee for the Firm’s “Industrials, Manufacturing and Transportation” industry group he is responsible for the automotive sector. Furthermore, he is Co-Head of Baker's Global Competition Economics Group.
Nicolas regularly advises clients on complex merger control proceedings as well as cartel proceedings and abuse of dominance proceedings before the European Commission and the German Federal Cartel Office. He focuses on global projects, for example on implementation of a worldwide antitrust compliance systems.
Nicolas' clients include German and international enterprises, especially from the automotive sector as well as from regulated industries, such as IT/telecommunications and life science.
You can find more information about Nicolas Kredel here.