Dirk Walter Hamann

Rimon (Berlin)
Lawyer (Partner)

Dirk Hamann is a Partner at Herbert Smith Freehills. Dirk`s practice as a corporate lawyer has a focus on the energy and natural resources sector, infrastructure, healthcare and general industries. He advises a broad range of utilities, renewable energy companies and funds on acquisitions or disposals, joint ventures, restructurings and other projects in this area, both internationally and domestically. Dirk has a genuine interest in the renewables industry which he considers will be a driving force for change in the energy markets, across jurisdictions and for many years to come. This has led him to advise the non-profit Desertec Foundation, pro bono, on the formation of a joint venture with many industrial incumbents to form DII Industrial Initiative. Dirk acts for businesses in many other industries including paper and pulp, chemical distribution, general healthcare, private equity and infrastructure funds. He is a pragmatic lawyer whose focus is always on the commercial drivers that are most important to his clients.


16248 Bulletin

Dirk Walter Hamann, Gabriel Bleser The Luxembourg Administrative Tribunal rules on the prohibition of self-incrimination in cartel investigation procedures (Tile products cartel)


I. Introduction On 15 November 2007, the Luxembourg administrative tribunal (Tribunal administratif) (“Tribunal”) rejected an action for annulment (hereinafter the “Action”) filed against a decision adopted by the Competition Inspectorate (Inspection de la concurrence) (“Inspectorate”), by virtue (...)

Dirk Walter Hamann, Gabriel Bleser The Luxembourg Competition Authority rejects an abuse of dominance complaint in the car insurance sector concerning alleged obligation to use a software application (OEIPA / Le Foyer Assurances)


On 5 September 2007, following quite a lengthy decision, The Competition Council (Conseil de la concurrence) (Council) rejected a complaint submitted to the Competition Inspectorate (Inspectorate) by a professional association of car damage experts (Ordre des experts indépendants professionnels (...)

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