Nina Lenhard

Nina Lenhard

Baker McKenzie Rechtsanwälte LLP & Co KG


Nina Lenhard, a senior associate in Baker McKenzie's Antitrust & Competition Practice Group, joined the Vienna office in 2019. She has significant experience in advising international clients on Austrian and EU antitrust and competition issues as well as Austrian foreign investment control and energy law. Prior to joining the Firm, Nina worked in renowned international law firms' Antitrust and Competition teams. She further gained valuable experience at the legal department of a publicly listed Austrian company, where she advised not only on antitrust and competition matters, but also in the areas of corporate law, M&A and customs law and in the compliance department of an Austrian bank.

Practice Focus

Nina advises international and domestic clients on all aspects of Austrian and EU antitrust and competition law, including merger control and the respective multi-jurisdictional analyses of merger filing obligations, cartel investigations, distribution models and abuse of dominance, a compliant setup of technology agreements or research and development agreements as well as the provision of antitrust compliance trainings. She further advises and represents clients in cartel proceedings before the competent authorities and in antitrust litigation, including follow-on competition damages claims. Within the area of antitrust and competition, Nina advises clients from various industries, focusing on consumer goods and retail, the energy and renewables sector, healthcare and life sciences and technology, media and telecommunications.

Nina advises clients with regards to foreign investment control and represents them in the respective proceedings before the Austrian ministry on a regular basis.

In addition, Nina advises clients on various aspects of Austrian energy law, such as recent developments in legislation, drafting of power purchase agreements as well as other problems that arise in view of the current difficult situation on the energy markets.

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Vienna Bar Association – Member
  • International Association of Young Lawyers – Member
  • Juristenverband – Member


  • Austria (2020)


  • University of Vienna (Magister iuris) (2014)
  • La Sapienza University (Erasmus Program) (2012)


  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Italian
  • Spanish

Co-author, "Handbuch EU-Gruppenfreistellungsverordungen³," Selektiver Vertrieb with publishers Liebscher/Flohr/Petsche/Metzlaff, 3rd edition, October 2023

Contributor, Compliance Officer – Rechtliche Verantwortung, Kofler-Senoner, Compliance-Management für Unternehmen, 10/2016

Contributor, Datenschutz, Kofler-Senoner, Compliance-Management für Unternehmen, 10/2016