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Gaby Eickstädt

Gaby Eickstädt has been practicing European and German competition law since 1999. Before founding GE Law she worked in leading law firms in Brussels, Hamburg, Frankfurt and Munich. Prior to private practice, Ms. Eickstädt worked as an official with the German Federal Cartel Office in Bonn.

Ms. Eickstädt provides legal advice on all aspects of EU and German antitrust law and has considerable experience in dealing with the European Commission, the German competition authorities and the European and German Courts.


Ms. Eickstädt represents clients in a wide range of industries, including agricultural trading, food, healthcare and pharmaceuticals, real estate, energy and information technology.

Memberships and languages

Ms. Eickstädt is a member of the German Bar Association, the Law Society of England & Wales and the Studienvereinigung Kartellrecht (an association of German-speaking attorneys, primarily from Germany, Austria, Switzerland and Brussels, specializing in competition law). Ms. Eickstädt is fluent in English and German and also speaks French.

Professional experience

Since 2012
Founder of GE Law
Munich area

2006 – 2012
Counsel at Latham & Watkins LLP
Brussels, Hamburg, Frankfurt, Munich

2001 – 2006
Senior Associate at Ashurst LLP

2000 – 2001
Official, German Federal Cartel Office

1996 – 2000
Consultant, Ernst & Young GmbH


2004 - 2005
Master of Laws (LL.M.) in European and Competition Law
University of Newcastle, Northumbria

2002 – 2003
Solicitor (England & Wales)
BBP Law School, London

1998 – 1999
Law Traineeship and Second Legal State Examination (2. Juristisches Staatsexamen)
Higher Regional Court of Cologne

1991 – 1995
Law studies and First Legal State Examination (1. Juristisches Staatsexamen)
University of Cologne / Higher Regional Court of Cologne

1991 – 1997
Studies of business administration and economics (Diplom-Kauffrau)
University of Cologne