Marc Besen

Marc Besen

Germany, Düsseldorf
Partner at Clifford Chance, Partner at Clifford Chance
Profession: Lawyer
Industry: Competition


Marc Besen is the co-chair of Clifford Chance's global antitrust practice. He splits his time between Düsseldorf and Brussels. Marc advises national and international clients on all aspects of European and German competition law, in particular in global proceedings (cartel investigations, merger control cases, etc.). He has a broad industry focus - mainly on healthcare and chemicals. He is member of the board of the Studienvereinigung Kartellrecht.


English, German


Abuse of DominanceCartelsEU antitrust Merger Control


Clifford Chance

Partner at Clifford Chance

May 2022 - Present • Düsseldorf, Germany

Co-Chair Global Antitrust Group

Partner at Clifford Chance

February 2000 - Present • Düsseldorf, Germany

Head of German Antitrust Group



Law school and legal clerkship

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