Lutz M. Becker, LL.M. (Duke)

Partner Competition

T+49 (0)40 350 194-50
M+49 (0)175 582 18 16
F+49 (0)40 350 194-100

Lutz M. Becker is head of the Competition and Energy Law group of Corinius. He specializes in all kinds of energy matters including regulatory affairs as well as German and European competition law.

His advisory activities include the implementation and modification of energy supply agreements, the enforcement of access to energy networks as well as cooperation agreements and mergers. 

He represents national and international clients and trade associations of various industries (Building, Chemicals, Energy, Engineering and Machinery, Infrastructure, Logistics and Real Estate) in negotiations and proceedings before the competent authorities and courts.  

Activity emphasis is laid upon the accompaniment during negotiations and drafts of contracts and preventive measures such as the conception and implementation of Compliance-programs including intern workshops and audits. Another focus is the enforcement of or defense from antitrust-(civil)-law compensation claims.


German, English


  • Since 2008
    Partner at Corinius LLP, Hamburg (formerly HRE 2004 - 2008)
  • 2004 - 2008
    Partner at Hilbrandt Rückert Ebbinghaus
  • 2001 - 2004
    Associate at White& Case LLP (Frankfurt a.M. and Hamburg)
  • 1999 - 2001
    Attorney at Wilkinson Barker Knauer (Washington D.C./Frankfurt a. M.)
  • 1999
    Admission to the bar
  • 1997 - 1999
    Legal clerkship at the Hanseatic Court of Appeals
  • 1996
    Master of Laws, Duke University, USA
  • 1994 - 1995
    Assistant to Prof. Dr. Ulrich Immenga
  • 1989 - 1994
    Academic studies of law at the University of Göttingen


“Beurteilung von Prognoseentscheidungen aus Beteiligtensicht” (“Evaluation of forecasts  viewed by the parties involved”) published in: Patente, Prognosen, Kooperationen: Aktuelle Fragen der Kartellrechtsanwendung (Nomos-Schriftenreihe), 2008

“Die Einflussnahmemöglichkeiten Dritter in der deutschen Fusionskontrolle” (“Third Party involvement under German merger control”), published in: Europäisches Wettbewerbsrecht nach der Reform (Nomos-Schriftenreihe), 2006

“Entgeltregulierung im TKG unter besonderer Berücksichtigung kartellrechtlicher Preiskontrollinstrumentarien” (“Regulation of Remuneration according to the Telecom Act, particularly under consideration of instruments of antitrust price control”), published in: K&R 1999, p.112 – 123


Studienvereinigung Kartellrecht e.V. (German academic antitrust law society)

Hamburger Kartellrechtskolloquium (Hamburg Antitrust Forum)