Dr. Werner Berg is a knowledge management counsel in the Brussels office of Latham & Watkins and a member of the Global Antitrust & Competition Practice.

Mr. Berg has extensive experience in all areas of competition law. He has been the lead competition lawyer in numerous high end merger cases including referrals to and from the European Commission, complex remedy issues, and second phase procedures at EU and German levels. He has successfully counselled and represented companies in abuse of dominance investigations, and has represented clients in litigation before the EU courts. He has also represented clients in numerous cartel investigations, as well as in arbitration matters related to competition law. Mr. Berg has worked with clients in consumer goods, life sciences and pharmaceuticals, aeronautics, banking, insurance, chemicals, energy, transport, media and telecommunications, and paper and basic industries.

Mr. Berg is recommended as leading expert in EU and competition law in Best Lawyers, European Legal Experts, the EMEA Legal 500, Chambers Europe and Chambers Global. He has published more than 100 articles in leading law journals and is the co-editor of the commentary Berg/Mäsch, Deutsches und Europäisches Kartellrecht (4th edition, 2022).

Prior to joining Latham, Mr. Berg was a competition partner in three leading international law firms for more than 20 years and headed the European competition law departments of two international law firms in Brussels for 12 years.

Bar Qualification

  • Brussels Bar - E List
  • Rechtsanwalt (Germany)

Education

  • Dr. jur., University of Trier
  • LL.M., University of East Anglia

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French
  • German