Isabella Egetenmeir
Associate | London | Brussels
Isabella Egetenmeir

Isabella Egetenmeir practices in the areas of EU, German and UK competition law. She advises international companies on complex merger control proceedings, abuse of dominance cases, cartel investigations and on issues relating to the control of foreign direct investment (FDI) before the European and German authorities and courts. Ms. Egetenmeir also represents clients in high-stakes private competition law litigation before German courts.

Her practice covers a broad spectrum of industries, with a particular emphasis on the digital and pharmaceutical industries, and experience in the biotechnology, consumer products, energy, financial services, and manufacturing industries.

Ms. Egetenmeir is a contributing author to the Dechert Antitrust Merger Investigation Timing Tracker (DAMITT), a quarterly study from Dechert’s antitrust/competition practice reporting on trends in significant U.S. and EU merger control investigations.

Prior to joining Dechert, Ms. Egetenmeir earned an LL.M. (Master of Laws) from King’s College London with a focus on competition law. Her previous experience includes traineeships at the Higher Regional Court of Munich, the European Commission, leading international law firms and the German American Chamber of Commerce in New York.

  • A pharmaceutical company engaged in an investigation related to allegations of abuse of dominance through patent enforcement by another entity.
  • A stakeholder in a SEP licensing business, facing court actions in Germany alleging EU and German competition law infringements.
  • A third party involved in the German Federal Cartel Office’s investigation into a major technology company's anti-competitive practices and other digital sector investigations.
  • Cerus Endovascular Limited in its sale to Stryker Corporation.
  • Court Square Capital Partners in its sale of Getaroom to Booking Holdings Inc. for US$1.2 billion.
  • GIC in various acquisitions before multiple regulatory authorities.
  • Huhtamaki in private damages litigation.
  • SK group in SK ecoplant’s US$1 billion acquisition of TES group.
    • Ludwig Maximilian University Munich, First State Examination, Law, 2017
    • Higher Regional Court of Munich, Second State Examination, Law, 2019
    • King’s College London, LL.M., Competition Law Pathway, 2021
    • Germany
    • Brussels Bar (EU-list)
    • English
    • French
    • German
    • Studienvereinigung Kartellrecht
    • Higher Regional Court of Munich, Commissioner Maureen K. Ohlhausen
    • District Court of Munich I, Commissioner Maureen K. Ohlhausen
    • Bavarian Administrative Court and Government of Upper Bavaria, Commissioner Maureen K. Ohlhausen