Gordon ChristianPrincipal Counsel Competition at Siemens Energy
Gordon joined Siemens AG’s Legal Department in Munich (Germany) as Legal Counsel Competition in October 2011. From November 2013 Gordon was Senior Counsel Competition, and since January 2018 was Principal Counsel Competition, at Siemens AG. Since January 2020, Gordon is Principal Counsel Competition at Siemens Energy in Munich (Germany). In this position, Gordon advises Siemens Energy on a worldwide basis on all aspects of Competition Law, with a focus on mergers and acquisitions, collaborative and other horizontal and vertical arrangements, cartel investigations, antitrust-related corporate governance and compliance, and state aid matters. Gordon’s experience covers the complete range of the Siemens Energy product and services portfolio.
Prior to Siemens and Siemens Energy, Gordon was a Senior Associate in SJ Berwin LLP's EU & Competition Department (as it then was) in London (UK), specializing in EC and UK competition law, advising in relation to both cartel investigations and market studies / market investigations by the UK competition authorities, as well as on competition compliance programmes. Gordon has also advised on competition litigation matters, both in front of the ordinary courts and the Competition Appeal Tribunal in the UK, as well as at the General Court in Luxembourg. Gordon also undertook a client secondment in the Competition & Regulatory Team at the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC), where he advised on a wide variety of competition law and regulatory issues in the broadcasting sector.
Gordon graduated from the University of Exeter (where he did his undergraduate law degree, his LL.M. and his Ph.D), and he is a member of the Studienvereinigung Kartellrecht e.V. (German Antitrust Lawyers' Association) and the Münchner Kartellrechtsforum (Munich Antitrust Law Forum). Gordon is admitted to practice as a Solicitor in England & Wales and is an “Europäischer Rechtsanwalt” at the Munich Bar as well as a “Syndikusrechtsanwalt”.