Ghazale Mandegarian-Fricke advises clients on all aspects of German and European competition law and merger control.

She represents and advises clients on national and multinational merger control proceedings, cartel investigations, abuse of dominance cases before the European Commission, the Federal Cartel Office (Bundeskartellamt) and before courts. She also advises on compliance issues, inter alia the admissibility and design of distribution and cooperation agreements.

Ghazale acts for domestic and multinational clients from a broad range of industries and sectors, particularly the automotive, transport, finance and travel sectors.

After her studies in Cologne and Brussels (LL.M.), Ghazale specialized in competition law during her legal training (including stages at the German Federal Cartel Office and international law firms in Cologne, Dusseldorf, and New York). She began her career in the competition law department of Baker & McKenzie in Dusseldorf in 2013. Ghazale joined Osborne Clarke in 2016.

RS Group plc

Osborne Clarke advises RS Group plc on the EUR 365m acquisition of Distrelec B.V. Read more here.

Fairmas Benchmarking

Osborne Clarke advises CoStar on acquisition of Fairmas Benchmarking, read more

Borealis Hotel Group

Osborne Clarke advises Borealis Hotel Group on the acquisition (including acquisition financing) of Bierwirth & Kluth Unternehmensgruppe, read more

Weinert Industries AG

Osborne Clarke advises Weinert Industries AG on the acquisition of three Leoni subsidiaries

Deutsche Bank AG

Representing Deutsche Bahn AG in one of Germany’s largest cartel damages actions against the participants of the trucks cartel.

European Commission

Representing the European Commission in proceedings before the General Court of the European Union in which various companies of the German energy industry have challenged the two clearance decisions of the European Commission with regard to the E.ON/RWE asset swap.

Providence Strategic Growth

Osborne Clarke advises Providence Strategic Growth on investment in Hornetsecurity, read more

Allgeier SE

Osborne Clarke advises Allgeier SE on acquisition of iQuest Group, read more.


Advised Babcock on Joint Venture with Bernhard Schulte, read more


Advised Allgeier on acquisition of Ciber Germany, read more

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