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Dr. Jonas Brueckner

Baker McKenzie Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbH von Rechtsanwälten und Steuerberatern


Dr. Jonas S. Brueckner is a counsel in Baker McKenzie's Berlin office. He joined the Firm in 2014 and advises on antitrust and competition law. Prior to joining Baker McKenzie, Dr. Brueckner was a member of the Brussels-based antitrust team of another international law firm from 2010 to 2014, and a government official (Regierungsrat) at Germany's Federal Ministry of Economic Affairs in Berlin from 2009 to 2010.

Practice Focus

Dr. Brueckner advises clients on all aspects of European and German antitrust and competition law. He has in-depth experience in national and multinational merger control cases, as well as European and national cartel and antitrust proceedings. Dr. Brueckner has represented clients in antitrust and state aid litigation matters before the European Courts. He is experienced in conducting investigations, advising on compliance matters and dawn raids. His recent clients include German and international companies, particularly in the transport, food, chemical and automotive industries.

Representative Legal Matters

  • Advised a major German transport company with respect to antitrust allegations before the European Commission and the European Courts.
  • Advised on a number of high-profile EU, German and multijurisdictional merger control proceedings.
  • Advised a major German client in cartel proceedings before the Federal Cartel Office and against follow-up cartel damage claims.
  • Advised a multinational company in internal investigation and compliance matters.

Professional Honors

  • Recommended in Competition Future Leaders (Non-partners), Who's Who Legal 2019

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • German Association of Antitrust Lawyers - Member


  • Germany (2010)


  • University of Cologne (Dr. jur.) (2011)
  • Oxford University (M.Jur.) (2007)
  • Higher Regional Court of Dusseldorf (Second State Examination) (2006)
  • University of Konstanz (First State Exam) (2004)
  • University of Geneva (2001)


  • English
  • French
  • German

Previous Offices


News, Events & Publications

Co-author (with Nicolas Kredel), „Ein Kartellrecht „mit Klauen und Zähnen“ – mehr Schaden als Nutzen?“, BetriebsBerater 26/2022, p. 1 (German)

Co-author (with Prof. Tom Hoehn), "Monitoring Compliance with Merger Remedies - The Role of the Monitoring Trustee," Competition Law International, September 2010

Author, "Der Treuhänder in der Europäischen Fusionskontrolle," Heymann Verlag, 2012