Vincent Pál, LLM

Senior Associate

Vincent Pál advises on German and European competition and merger control law, as well as German and international foreign direct investment control law. He assists clients in complex cross-border merger proceedings and governmental investigations. Mr. Pál has strong experience in a broad range of industries, including life sciences, technology, telecommunications, manufacturing, commodities, and energy.

In addition, Mr. Pál advises on compliance matters, in particular corporate compliance, and cross-border investigations. Mr. Pál completed a one-year secondment at a multinational commodity trading and mining company, where he focused on the due diligence and integration of compliance processes in the context of joint venture and M&A transactions.

Professional Activities

Vincent Pál is member of the Studienvereinigung Kartellrecht (Antitrust Law Society Germany).


  • Advising a German telecommunications company in phase 2 merger control proceedings before the German Federal Cartel Office and in subsequent third-party appeal proceedings before the OLG Düsseldorf concerning the formation of a joint venture for the roll-out of a fiber telecommunications network in North-Western Germany.
  • Advising a global science and technology company in complex merger control proceedings before the European Commission and the German Federal Cartel Office concerning its multibillion-dollar acquisition of a technology company's healthcare subsidiary, biopharma business and subsequent divestitures.

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  • Education

    • Second State Exam, Berlin Court of Appeals, 2017

    • Visiting Scholar, Columbia Law School, 2014

    • LLM, London School of Economics and Political Science, 2014

    • First State Exam, Humboldt University, Berlin, 2011

    • Université Robert Schuman, Strasbourg, 2009

  • Admissions

    • Berlin

  • Languages

    • German

    • English

    • French