Karsten Metzlaff


Firm: www.noerr.com

Mail: Karsten.Metzlaff@noerr.com
Phone: +49 30 2094-2067

Karsten Metzlaff

Main Focus

National and international franchising and distribution law
German and European antitrust law
Media antitrust law
Law of the European Union



German, English, French, Spanish



Studied law at the Universities of Münster, Hamburg, Lausanne (Switzerland) and London (UK)

State-certified real estate manager (Kaufmann der Grundstücks- und Wohnungswirtschaft)

Admitted to the Berlin Chamber of Lawyer


Professional Experience

Directorate General for Competition at the EU Commission
In-house counsel for Montblanc
Partner at Noerr LLP since 1999


Memberships – Publications – Specialties

International Bar Association (IBA), Senior Vice Chair
International Franchising Law Committee and Member of Antitrust Law Committee
Antitrust Section of American Bar Association (ABA)
German Antitrust Law Association (Studienvereinigung Kartellrecht)
German Franchise Association (Deutscher Franchiseverband e. V.)
Membership EuroFranchise Lawyers
frequent lecturer and various publications on the subject of distribution law