Heinrich Kühnert


Heinrich Kühnert
Heinrich Kühnert

Heinrich Kühnert joined DORDA in 2016. He is a partner and heads the firm's Antitrust and Competition practice group. Heinrich advises clients on all aspects of Austrian and European competition law including merger control, antitrust, abuse, and state aid. He has broad experience in the energy, transport, telecom, media, healthcare, mechanical engineering as well as retail sectors.

Before joining DORDA, he was a partner in the competition practice of a large Austrian firm and worked as an attorney in the antitrust, competition and trade group of Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer.

Heinrich is a member of the Studienvereinigung Kartellrecht and publishes regularly on competition law topics.



University of Vienna, Dr iur
University of Oxford, M.Jur.

Konzernhaftung und "wirtschaftliche Einheit" nach Kartell- und Datenschutzrecht
The International Comparative Legal Guide to: Merger Control 2020
Sales Restrictions in a Production Joint Venture: Return of the Formal Approach

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Chambers Europe, Competition/European Law, Band 2 - 2024
Chambers Europe, Competition/European Law - 2023
Chambers Europe, Competition/European Law, Band 2 - 2022
Legal 500, EU and Competiton, Leading Individual - 2024
Legal 500, Projects & Energy, Recommended - 2023
Legal 500, EU and Competition, Leading Individual - 2023
Legal 500, TMT, Recommended - 2023
LMG Life Sciences, Competition & Antitrust Lawyer of the Year - 2022
Who's Who Legal, Competition, Thought Leader - 2022

  • Non-Governmental Adviser of the Federal Competition Authority (BWB) within the framework of the International Competition Network

  • Co-Organizer Antitrust Mootcourt

German (mother tongue)

Heinrich Kühnert is an excellent adviser who is very responsive and pragmatic.