Volker Soyez has been running Haver & Mailänder’s Brussels office since 2009. His main areas of advice are classical Brussels topics such as EU antitrust law and state aid law, and also EU law relating to the free movement of goods and services. In addition, Volker Soyez has special expertise and experience in the areas of antitrust compliance and compensation litigation under antitrust law. Volker Soyez’s clients include Fortune 500 companies and medium-sized German companies, international organisations and industrial associations.
Volker Soyez studied at the universities of Fribourg, Switzerland; Complutense, Madrid; and Frankfurt am Main (Dr jur). He is the founder and co-editor of the journal Global Competition Litigation Review and has published numerous articles – in particular on antitrust topics. Volker Soyez leads the antitrust compliance workgroup in the Netzwerk Compliance eV and the antitrust conciliation office Gütestelle Kartellrecht, which is state-recognised within the meaning of section 794 (1) No. 1 German Code of Civil Procedure. He is visiting professor at the University of Murcia, and a member of antitrust and state aid discussion groups.
In addition to German, Volker Soyez speaks fluent English, Spanish and French.