Dr. Andreas Boos
Dr. Andreas

With more than 15 years of experience in all areas of German and European competition law, Dr. Andreas Boos is one of the leading competition lawyers in Germany, according to international publications such as Wirtschaftswoche, Handelsblatt and Who’s Who Legal.

In his legal career, he has defended numerous clients in cartel investigations by the German Federal Cartel Office and the European Commission, and represented clients before the German and European courts.  In the field of merger control, Andreas has expertise in strategically challenging transactions, complex private equity structures and joint ventures. Andreas also has extensive experience in competition-law damages claims (on both the claimant and the defence sides), distribution law, abuse proceedings and preventative compliance consultation.

Andreas has professional proficiency in the languages of German and English.

He studied Law at the University of Freiburg and was awarded Doctor of Laws in competition law in 2002. Internships at international law firms in Düsseldorf, Stuttgart, Brussels, London and New York. Established and developed the Antitrust & Competition practice group of Milbank LLP (Munich). Chair of the Munich regional division of the German Competition Law Association (Studienvereinigung Kartellrecht) since 2012. Partner at BUNTSCHECK since 2018.




Chambers, Global Practice Guide, 2021 (together with M. Buntscheck, T. Mühlbach, M. Malkus)

GERMANY: Merger Control 2021, IN:

ICLG International Comparative Legal Guide (together with T. Mühlbach)

Interne und externe Krisenkommunikation, IN:

Rübenstahl/Hahn/Voet van Vormizeele, Kartell Compliance, 1st edition, 2020


JUVE-Handbuch 2018/19, p. 613 f.

Does the EU investigation into Google Shopping represent a new era of dominance scrutiny?, in:

Leading Internet Case Law, 2017, 2-5 (together with M. Lichtenegger)

Germany - The Merger Control Regime

7th Edition 2017 (together with A. Rinne)

Rezension zu Kersting/Podszun: Die 9. GWB­Novelle: Kartellschadensersatz – Digitale Ökonomie – Fusionskontrolle – Bußgeldrecht – Verbraucherschutz, in:

WuW 2017, 443-444

Schadensersatz wegen Kartellrechtsverstößen – Ein Überblick aus der Praxis, in:

Zeitschrift für Wirtschaftsstrafrecht und Haftung im Unternehmen 2016, 145-155 (together with T. Mühlbach)

Entdeckung eines Kartellrechtsverstoßes – Was tun?, in:

Handelsblatt 2015 (together with A. Rinne)

EU Parliament passes motion on unbundling search engines, in:

ecommerce law & policy, Volume: 16 Issue: 12 (December 2014)

Bagatellbekanntmachung, in:

Handbuch der EU-Gruppenfreistellungsverordnung, 2nd edition, 2012 (together with A. Rinne)

The application of the German and UK de minimis regimes in theory and in practice—a comparative analysis, in:

European Competition Law Review Issue 2010, 231-238 (together with G. Christian and T. Pries)

Taktik in Kartellverfahren – Bedeutende Weichenstellungen für den Verfahrensverlauf, in:

Deutscher Anwaltsspiegel 2009, 8-10 (together with A. Rinne)

Anmeldeverfahren bei einer Unternehmenstransaktion, in:

Jura, Staufenbiel 2007/2008, 34

Die Entscheidung „HABET/Lekkerland“ des Bundesgerichtshofs, in:

ZWeR 2004, 431-454 (together with O. Steffens)

Die Freien Berufe und das kartellrechtliche Empfehlungsverbot,

Duncker & Humblot 2003