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Tim Vohwinkel

Principal Associate

Antitrust, competition and trade

Tim is instrumental in dealing with antitrust risks and makes them digestible for the board

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About Tim Vohwinkel

Tim specialises in EU and German competition law and is a member of Freshfields’ Global Investigations group.

He deals with merger control cases and antitrust-related external and internal investigations, along with administrative and court proceedings.

Tim’s clients come from the automotive, energy, infrastructure, transport, food retail and chemicals sectors.

He speaks German, Spanish and English.

Recent work

  • Advising market leading international companies from various industry sectors during major internal investigations.
  • Advising a major private equity portfolio company on competition law regarding a large dual-track M&A transaction.
  • Advising Apleona GmbH, a portfolio company of EQT Partners, on the sale of Bilfinger Hochbau branch to the Swiss Implenia AG.

Qualifications

Education

  • University of Cologne, Germany
  • University of Valencia, Spain

Professional qualifications

  • Rechtsanwalt, Germany

Publications

  • Journal of European Competition Law & Practice (2017) 8 (3): 190-204 (Scholz / Vohwinkel) The Application of EU Competition Law in the Energy Sector 2016

  • Journal of European Competition Law & Practice (2016) 7 (1): 56-71 (Scholz / Vohwinkel) The Application of EU Competition Law in the Energy Sector 2015

  • Scholz / Vohwinkel Getting the Deal through - Dominance 2016 - Chapter Germany