Benno Šiftar recently joined CERHA HEMPEL's antitrust practice. After working for several years as a case handler at the Slovenian Competition Authority, he has joined the team headed by Dr. Bernhard Kofler-Senoner.
After graduating from the University of Vienna in 2015, Benno Šiftar went on to complete a master's degree at the Brussels School of Competition Law. He then spent several years working at the Slovenian Competition Authority and for the European Commission.
His practice areas at CERHA HEMPEL include antitrust investigations at the EU and national level, merger control and state aid law.
Dr. Bernhard Kofler-Senoner, head of the antitrust practice group at CERHA HEMPEL: "We're extremely pleased to welcome to our team Benno Šiftar, an antitrust expert with many years of experience working for a competition authority. This new addition to the team is an important strategic gain in light of the strong growth of our antitrust practice and given our focus on Central and Eastern Europe."