Martin André Dittmer is the managing partner at Gorrissen Federspiel and heads the firm's EU & Competition practice group and advises our clients on all competition law issues. Martin's practice has particular focus on merger control in M&A transactions, and he has been involved in some of the most complex Danish mergers dealt with by the European Commission and the Danish competition authorities over the past many years.
Martin also works with regulatory matters and advises on competition law issues specific to the media industry, including telecommunications companies.
Martin is very keen to share his experience by teaching competition law issues to our clients. Also, he is a frequent speaker at conferences in Denmark and abroad.
In addition, Martin is Secretary General of the European Maritime Law Organisation, a member of the ICC as a national expert, a member of the Association of Danish Law Firms and of the competition and procurement law committee of the Danish Bar and Law Society.
Martin advises a broad range of Danish and international companies on competition law issues on a current basis.
Martin has assisted a number of clients on merger issues, for instance Shell in the sale of their Danish retail business, KPMG International in connection with KPMG Danmark's merger with EY, Auriga with the sale of Cheminova, Viking Malt with the acquisition of a malt house from Carlsberg, Axcel with a number of acquisitions in Denmark, EQT in connection with the acquisition and subsequent sale of KMD, KMD with the acquisitions of Rambøll IT and Edlund as well as Finansiel Stabilitet with the acquisition of a number of banks and savings banks, Imerco with the acquisition of Inspiration, Centrica's acquisition of the sole control of Bayerngas Norge, Østjydsk Bank's sale of activities to Sparekassen Vendsyssel, Geely Financials Denmark's acquisition of the sole control of SAXO Bank and SEB Pensionsforsikring's and SEB Administration's sale to Danica Pension.
Career and education
Gorrissen Federspiel 2004 -
Managing Partner since 2018
Partner, Gorrissen Federspiel since 2007
Kromann Reumert 1995-2003
Head of Kromann Reumerts Brussels office 2001-2003
Admitted to the Danish Bar 1998
Master of Laws, University of Copenhagen 1995
LL.M., Katholieke Universiteit Leuven 1995
Martin André Dittmer is top-ranked in Chambers Europe and Who's Who Legal and top-ranked in Legal 500 (Hall of Fame and Leading individuals).
Memberships and activities
President of the Competition Law Commission, International Association of Lawyers (UIA) 2019 -
Secretary General, European Maritime Law Organisation (EMLO) 2017 -
SocietyExternal examiner, University of Copenhagen 2011 -
Associate professor in Competition Law at the University of Copenhagen 2004 - 2011
Teacher of European Law, University of Copenhagen 1999-2001
Teacher of European Law, The Copenhagen School of Business 1997-2001