Christine Dietz

Partner, Mag., LL.M. (London)

Christine Dietz is a partner in the firm's Competition Law Team and has more than 15 years of experience in advising Austrian and international clients from a large number of industries on all questions of Austrian and EU antitrust and competition law.

She focuses on

  • Austrian and European merger control
  • Austrian and European antitrust and competition law
  • compliance and investigations, eDiscovery audits
  • EU state aid law

Christine is listed by Chambers Europe 2021 as one of the leading lawyers in Competition/European Law and is ranked as "leading individual" in the 2021 Edition of Legal 500.

She began her career as a legal assistant with Llewelyn Zietman in London and Neil Wilkof & Co Advocates in Tel Aviv and joined Binder Grösswang in 2001.

Christine Dietz studied law in Vienna and at the Université Panthéon-Assass in Paris (Mag. iur. 1996) as well as at King's College in London (LL.M. 1998).

She is a member of the Studienvereinigung Kartellrecht and the International Bar Association (IBA).

  • Advising clients in numerous merger proceedings in Austria as well as advising clients in regard to such proceedings before other national competition authorities including the European Commission
  • Advising and representing clients in competition law leniency proceedings
  • Advising and representing clients in competition law proceedings regarding the imposition of fines
  • Advising clients on competition law matters, inter alia, in regard to the following areas: food, steel, transport, construction material, consumer goods, energy, logistics, gambling, insurance et al.
  • Advising clients in competition law proceedings regarding the abuse of a dominant position
  • Advising clients on competition law matters in the fields of banking and finance, e.g., concerning payment cards, mergers and cooperation agreements in the banking sector 
  • Compliance training, eDiscovery audits
  • Advising clients in EU state aid law matters (in particular in regard to financial services)