Thomas Lübbig has been a partner of Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer since 2001 and works in the Berlin office. He is a member of our antitrust, competition and trade (ACT) practice group and specialises in EU law, in particular EU competition law, state aid law, questions of the European domestic market, German competition law and economic administrative law. He represents clients regularly before the European Court of First Instance and the European Court of Justice. He has experience in the following sectors: pharmaceuticals, chemicals, building materials industry, gas and water, media, railway, logistics and transport. Thomas was born in Berlin in 1967. After training as a qualified bank clerk, he studied law at the universities of Trier, Lyon, Geneva and Berlin. He holds a Doctor of Laws (Dr iur) degree from the Freie Universität Berlin. He worked at a management consultancy firm in Johannesburg for one year before joining the Berlin office of Deringer Tessin Herrmann.