Christian Ahlborn Linklaters (London)


Christian is the Global Head of Linklaters’ Antitrust and Foreign Investment Practice and also co-heads the firm’s Technology sector team. Christian is qualified in England & Wales and in Germany and is widely recognised as a market-leading competition lawyer. He is also a trained economist. Christian belongs to a small group of antitrust practitioners who can bring both a legal and economic perspective to a case. Christian advises major corporates, banks and institutions on all areas of global competition law. He has a broad range of experience in EU competition law, particularly in relation to complex M&A, behavioural antitrust work, control of dominance issues and state aid control. He is well-known for extensive work on high-profile matters. Christian’s experience spans many industry sectors, with particular experience in financial services, IT, fast-moving consumer goods and mining. During his career Christian has been seconded to the European Commission’s Directorate-General for Competition and to the Bundeskartellamt. He also spent three years in Linklaters’ Brussels office and is well known on the Brussels market.

2021 Awards

2020 Awards

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