Virginie Kurtz

Senior Associate

Virginie Kurtz specialises in EU competition law and compliance matters. 

She has extensive experience conducting internal investigations and defending clients in cartel cases, including cartel settlement proceedings before the European Commission and litigation before the EU courts. One of her main areas of expertise is merger control, including joint venture projects and filings with remedies before the European Commission. 

On the compliance front, Virginie Kurtz assists clients with designing antitrust compliance programmes including setting up compliant distribution systems. She also regularly advises on compliance with the EU rules on data protection and public affairs-related questions in connection with the application of EU law.

An alumni of Science Po Strasbourg and a member of the Brussels Bar, Virginie Kurtz contributes to the work of Hammarskiöld’s French Desk

Virginie Kurtz Hammarskiöld
Phone
+46-8-578 450 66
Mobile
+46-73-394 45 24
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Professional experience

2018
Joined Hammarskiöld

2008 and 2009-2016
Employment with other law firms in Brussels and Paris

2009
European Commission Brussels, Directorate General for Competition, cartel settlement unit

Avocat au Barreau de Bruxelles
EU lawyer registered with the Swedish Bar Association

Education

2008-2009
Université de Strasbourg (France), Master of Law in Economics and Regulation

2007-2008  
College of Europe, Bruges (Belgium), Master of Arts in European Economic Studies with added specialisation in European Law and Economic Analysis

2003-2007
Institut d’Études Politiques (Sciences Po), Strasbourg (France)

Languages

English
French
Swedish