Jan Kresken LL.M.

Baker & McKenzie Partnerschaft von Rechtsanwälten und Steuerberatern mbB


Jan Albert Kresken, a counsel, practices in the area of competition law, especially in the pharmaceutical and insurance sectors. He holds a degree in law from the Westfaelische Wilhelms-Universitaet Muenster (University of Muenster) and a master’s degree (LL.M.) in competition law, economics, and policy from the University of East Anglia in Norwich, UK. After his studies, he began his PhD in competition law at the University of Muenster. Prior to joining Baker McKenzie, he worked as research assistant for Clifford Chance in Duesseldorf and as pupil barrister in the area of competition law for the German Bundeskartellamt (federal cartel office) and the firms Clifford Chance in Duesseldorf and Dierks & Bohle in Berlin.

Practice Focus

Mr. Kresken routinely works on competition law matters involving German and European jurisdictions.


  • Germany (2012)


  • Superior Court of Dusseldorf (Second State Examination) (2011)
  • University of East Anglia, Norwich (LL.M.) (2009)
  • University of Muenster (First State Exam) (2007)


  • English
  • German


Co-author (with Nicolas Kredel), "The GWB 10.0" - Main contents of the draft competition law bill relating to digitalization," NZKart 2020, p. 2 (German language)

Co-author (with Nicolas Kredel), "GWB 10.0" – Adaption of German competition law to digitalization," Legal Tribune Online (LTO), 17.10.2019 (German language)

Co-author (with Bill Batchelor), "Insurance block exemption regulation: EU commission challenges statistics and co-(re)insurance exemptions," ECLR 37 (2016), p. 261

Co-author (with Christian Burholt), "Antitrust," in Schmola/Rapp, Compliance, Governance and Risk Management in the Hospital, 2016, p. 241 (German language)

Co-author (with Nicolas Kredel), "Reform with uncertainties - EU Commission does not intend to prolong Block Exemption Regulation for insurance industry," Zeitschrift für Versicherungswirtschaft, 5/2016, p. 63 (German language)