Baker & McKenzie has enhanced its EU Competition practice with the hire of a new Brussels based partner.

Werner Berg joins the firm from Crowell & Moring along with senior associate Miklos Mudrony.

Berg practices both EU and German competition law. He has a specific focus on merger control and also handles abuse of dominance and cartel investigations. He has recently acted on merger control matters for the likes of Alcoa, Nestlé and Galderma Pharma.

Fiona Carlin, head of Baker & McKenzie's EU Competition practice said of the hire: “We are delighted Werner is joining the team. His combination of EU and German competition experience will be extremely important to our growing practice in the region. From his Brussels base, Werner will work closely with our Düsseldorf team."