Dr. Vanessa Farmand

Dr. Vanessa Farmand

Head of Competition/Antitrust Law at REWE Group
Profession: Lawyer, In-House Counsel
Industry: Food & Beverages, Competition


Vanessa started her career in the Dusseldorf office of an American law firm in 2005 before joining REWE, one of the biggest German food retailers (also active in other areas such as the tourism sector) in 2009 where she serves as head of the competition law/antitrust department.


German, English


AntitrustCartelsCommercial agreementsCompetition PolicyCompliance ProgrammesLegal AdviceMerger ControlRestrictive Practices


REWE Group

Head of Competition/Antitrust Law at REWE Group

July 2009 - Present • Cologne, Germany

Group wide advising on all competition/antitrust law related matters.

McDermott, Will & Emery

Attorney at McDermott, Will & Emery

3 years 8 mth • October 2005 - June 2009 • Dusseldorf, Germany

Associate Competition/Antitrust and Commercial Law


Higher Regional Court Cologne

Legal Clerkship

Westfälische-Wilhelms-Universität Münster


Heinrich-Heine Universität Düsseldorf

Studies of Laws

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