Prof. Dr. Albrecht Bach

born in Stuttgart, Germany, 1959. University studies in Tübingen and Aix-en-Provence. Research assistant for Professor Dr. Möschel, chair in civil law, commercial and economic law, 1986 to 1990. Admitted 1989, doctorate awarded 1991.

Lecturer and honorary professor at the University of Mannheim.

Member of the board of the Association for the Study of Antitrust Law.
Co-Editor of NZKart - Neue Zeitschrift für Kartellrecht.
Member of the ABA Amercian Bar Association – Section of Antitrust Law.

Languages: English, French



Reconciling Leniency and Cartel Damages ActionProf. Dr. Albrecht BachVortrag am 11.11.2016 in Mannheim beim MaCCI Law and Economics Conference on Cartel Damages in Europe

Internationale KartelleProf. Dr. Albrecht Bach11. ABA International Cartel Workshop in Tokio, 03.-05.02.2016

Reform of Fines Proceedings in Germany: Critical Remarks from a Practitioner’s ViewProf. Dr. Albrecht BachMaCCI Mannheim Center for Competition and Innovation, Annual Conference 12-13 March 2015

Information Exchange between AuthoritiesProf. Dr. Albrecht Bach21st St. Gallen International Competition Law Forum ICF, May 15 and 16, 2014, St. Gallen (Switzerland)

Monopolization as a Basis for Business LitigationProf. Dr. Albrecht BachVortrag am 21.04.2010 (Panel discussion) ABA 58th Antitrust Law Spring Meeting in Washington, DC

Kooperationen zwischen Wettbewerbern kartellrechtskonform gestalten – Worauf in der Praxis zu achten istProf. Dr. Albrecht BachVortrag am 28.11.2008 anlässlich der Handelsblatt-Konferenz "Kartellrecht in der Unternehmenspraxis" in Frankfurt am Main

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Prof. Dr. Albrecht Bach was awarded by Wirtschaftswoche as “TOP LAWYER 2021”, one of the most renowned lawyers for antitrust law.

Who is Who Legal: Prof. Dr. Albreacht Bach is highlighted as "one of the sharpest and most knowledgeable competition lawyers in the German market, thanks to his three decades of experience at the cutting edge og EU competition law".

Chambers Europe 2020: Clients appreciate Prof. Dr. Bach as a "particularly noteworthy individual in this area [Competition/European Law Germany], who is really outstanding in terms of both content and style".

JUVE-Handbuch 2020/2021 ranks Prof. Dr. Albrecht Bach as one of the most frequently recommended lawyers in antitrust law and quotes a competitor: „sets standards“.

The German newspaper Handelsblatt ranks Prof. Dr. Albrecht Bach as one of "Germany’s best lawyers in 2020" for his activities in antitrust law and competition law.

For his expertise in antitrust law, the German newspaper Handelsblatt ranks Prof. Dr. Albrecht Bach as as one of "Germany’s best lawyers in 2019".

Prof. Dr. Albrecht Bach is selected by the Handelsblatt for his antitrust work as "Lawyer of the Year 2018".

JUVE-Handbuch 2017/2018 ranks Prof. Dr. Albrecht Bach – as in past years – as one of the "leading senior partners in antitrust law".

CHAMBERS & PARTNERS Europe 2017 states: Top-ranked Albrecht Bach receives widespread adulation from market commentators for his "unquestionably outstanding intellectual capabilities".

CHAMBERS & PARTNERS Europe 2015 states: Albrecht Bach is described by clients as "an extremely sharp, very quick thinker who always looks at the broader picture".

JUVE-Handbuch 2014/2015 ranks Prof. Dr. Albrecht Bach – as in past years – as one of the "leading senior partners in antitrust law".

The Legal 500 Germany 2015 ranks Prof. Dr. Albrecht Bach as one of the "leading names" in antitrust law describing him as "one of the masterminds in German antitrust law".

According to JUVE-Handbuch 2014/2015, competitors describe Prof. Dr. Albrecht Bach as: "unconventional, very competent and a pleasant cooperation partner".

According to JUVE-Handbuch 2014/2015, clients describe the work of Prof. Dr. Albrecht Bach as: "focused on practical relevance and the finding of solutions".

JUVE-Handbuch 2013/2014 comments on Prof. Dr. Bach: "Gets straight to the point and does not beat around the bush" (Client).

According to JUVE-Handbuch 2011/2012, clients describe Prof. Dr. Bach as a "highly competent, experienced counselor".