Susanne Zühlke

Partner | Head of the European Antitrust Group Berlin


PwC Legal

Kapelle-Ufer 4

10117 Berlin


Mobile  +49 175 5924587

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  • Lawyer (Rechtsanwältin) since 1999
  • Attorney-at-law (New York) since 1999
  • Master of Laws (LLM, Washington, D.C.) since 1998


  • Antitrust law compliance, internal investigations
  • Global, EU and German merger control
  • Global, EU and German antitrust law defence
  • General antitrust law advice on sales systems, cooperation agreements, joint ventures, IP licences, standards, platforms, market dominance, industry associations and other business contracts to which antitrust law is relevant


  • German
  • English
  • French
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About me

Susanne Zühlke has gathered more than 20 years of experience in the area of antitrust law from extensive work at various international law firms in Brussels. She represents companies conducting international transactions in the context of global, EU and German merger control as well as global, EU and German antitrust proceedings. She regularly advises companies on questions of general antitrust law and antitrust law compliance.

  • Since 2021: PwC Legal, Berlin
  • Until 2020: Partner at an international US law firm, Brussels
  • Until 2002: Lawyer (Rechtsanwältin) at an international law firm, Brussels
  • Until 1999: Second State Examination in Law, Superior Court of Justice of Berlin
  • Until 1998: Master of Laws (LL.M.), George Washington University (USA), Fulbright scholarship
  • Until 1996: student, University of Potsdam, First State Examination in Law
  • Bibliography on request
  • Repeatedly named GCR – Top 40 under 40 (JUVE, GCR Global Thought Leaders, Legal 500, Chambers and Best Lawyers)