Dr. Ann-Christin Richter

Dr. Ann-Christin Richter

  • Deputy Managing Partner (Germany)
  • Berlin, Hamburg


Dr. Ann-Christin Richter is Deputy Managing Partner at Hausfeld in Berlin and Hamburg. She advises on all aspects of competition law and represents clients in antitrust and IP litigation.

Ann-Christin specializes in representing clients in cartel damages actions, both on the plaintiff’s and the defendant’s side. She is also experienced in defending clients in cartel investigations by competition authorities and in conducting internal investigations. A further focus of Ann-Christin’s practice is providing advice in abuse of dominance cases and at the interface of IP and antitrust law. Ann-Christin has represented clients before numerous German courts as well as before the European General Court.

Ann-Christin studied in Hanover, Hamburg, Berlin and Durham. She holds a LL.M. from Durham University and a Ph.D. from Freie Universität Berlin, both with a focus on competition law.

Prior to joining Hausfeld, Ann-Christin worked for two international law firms in German and European competition law and antitrust and IP litigation for several years. She further worked as an antitrust expert for a major international pharmaceutical and healthcare company.


"Highly capable plaintiff's representative in actions for damages

JUVE, 2023

'Very good antitrust lawyer and very experienced in litigation/damages'

Legal 500 Germany, 2022

‘Very dedicated and available, even at short notice for complex issues.’

Legal 500 Germany, 2022

“Has established herself well” and “sound in both antitrust and litigation law issues; very good advice on strategic plans"

JUVE, 2022

"Ann-Christin Richter took a leading role and used the new tipping paragraph to undermine the discount conditions of a competitor for Immowelt."

JUVE, 2021

'Ann-Christin has outstanding expertise, especially in antitrust damages.'

Legal 500 Germany, 2020

She always succeeds in perfectly tailoring the advisory services to the needs of the client and the specific mandate.

Legal 500 Germany, 2020