Dr. Alex Petrasincu

Dr. Alex Petrasincu

  • Managing Partner (Germany)
  • Düsseldorf, Berlin, Hamburg
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Dr. Alex Petrasincu is Managing Partner at Hausfeld in Germany. He advises on all aspects of European and German competition law with a special focus on antitrust litigation.

Alex is specialized in representing parties in cartel damages actions before the German courts, and has advised on damages actions in various jurisdictions. Alex has represented parties in and advised on actions before numerous German District Courts, Courts of Appeals, the German Constitutional Court, as well as the European Court of Justice. In addition, Alex has particular experience in conducting internal investigations and representing clients in cartel investigations by the European Commission and the German Federal Cartel Office. His activities for companies affected by the truck cartel as well as for trading companies in the proceedings against German banking associations regarding the merchant fees for the electronic cash system have attracted special attention.

The business magazine Wirtschaftswoche and Handelsblatt have named him one of the leading German antitrust lawyers. In 2019 he was also awarded the Client Choice Award in the field of antitrust law in Germany by Lexology. For years, Alex Petrasincu has been listed as one of the leading German antitrust lawyers by the magazines Juve, Legal 500 and Who's Who Legal.

Having studied in Düsseldorf, Paris X-Nanterre, Münster, and at Columbia Law School, Alex holds a Ph.D. and an LL.M. in competition law. He frequently gives lectures and writes articles on German and EU competition law. Alex is admitted to the bars in Germany and New York.