Dr Jean Pascal Slotwinski-Michel

Associate | Competition | Lawyer since 2019

Phone: +49 211 20052-350
Fax: +49 211 20052-100
Email: j.slotwinski(at)glademichelwirtz.com

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Short Profile

Jean Pascal Slotwinski-Michel is an associate at GLADE MICHEL WIRTZ in the COMPETITION practice and advises German and international clients on all issues relating to German and European antitrust law.

Jean Pascal Slotwinski-Michel studied law at the University of Osnabrück with a focus on competition law and intellectual property rights and passed his first state examination in law in 2013. He then worked as a research assistant in the field of antitrust law at a commercial and business law institute at the University of Osnabrück and completed an LL.M. degree at the University of Edinburgh from 2013 to 2014. Subsequently, he wrote his doctorate theses regarding a topic at the interface area between competition and patent law and worked for several years as a research assistant in a leading German law firm in Düsseldorf.

During his legal clerkship, Jean Pascal Slotwinski-Michel spent his legal traineeship at GLADE MICHEL WIRTZ as well as the Consulate General of the Federal Republic of Germany in Mumbai, India, and a corporate law firm in Tel Aviv/Jerusalem, Israel. He passed the second state examination in law in 2019 in the district of the OLG Düsseldorf.

In addition to his native language German, Jean Pascal Slotwinski-Michel is fluent in English and has a good knowledge of Polish. In his spare time, he tries to spend as much time as possible travelling and with friends and family. In addition to his own sports activities such as running or playing squash, Jean Pascal Slotwinski is a passionate supporter of SV Werder Bremen.


Experience and Matters

Recently and at present, Jean Pascal Slotwinski-Michel has advised on the following matters:

  • Defence of a company in cartel proceedings of the German Federal Cartel Office in the "beer" cartel case
  • Advising and representing domestic and foreign companies in the preparation and handling of merger control proceedings before the German Federal Cartel Office and the European Commission, such as Provinzial Rheinland on the merger with Provinzial Nordwest, United Internet AG on the takeover bid for Tele Columbus AG, ZF Friedrichshafen AG on the establishment of an e-mobility joint venture with Wolong Electric Group, private equity funds such as Intermediate Capital Group and Oakley Capital on ongoing acquisitions as well as advising on mergers in other industries, such as "hospitals", "software", "social services", "cleaning", "non-prescription medical devices" etc.
  • Defence of cartel damage claims, e.g in the cartel cases "rail technology", "beer", "drugstore products" or "gas-insulated switchgears" as well as individual enforcement of cartel damage claims in the cases "stainless steel" and "heavy plates"
  • Defence and enforcement of other antitrust claims (e.g. supply or access claims in the context of dominance)
  • Advice on the negotiation and implementation of cooperation agreements between competitors as well as advice on distribution systems and on the development of online platforms


  • Slotwinski, Der strategische Einsatz von Patenten als möglicher Missbrauch aus patent-, lauterkeits-, zivil- und kartellrechtlicher Perspektive, Dissertation, 2021