Christine Dietz is very responsive; very committed; pragmatic advice to the point.
Area of expertise
LanguagesEnglish, French, German
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)