Prof. Dr. Robin van der Hout LL.M.

Partner at Kapellmann und Partner Rechtsanwälte mbB, Head of the Brussel's branch office


Universities of Saarland/Germany and Exeter/UK, Europa-Institut Saarbrücken. Law degree with honours in 1999. Bar exam in 2002. Research fel low at the Europa-Institut Saarbrücken from 1999-2005. Awarded the Hans Werner Osthoff Prize 2003 (LL.M). Doctor of Laws attained in 2006.

Practice Areas

European commercial law, with particular emphasis on cartel and state aid law, as well as international trade law (particularly antidumping law) and EU internal market law. Representation before national and European authorities and courts.


Advising companies on cartel and state aid procedures vis-à-vis the European Commission, representation before the EU courts. Assisting manufacturers, exporters and importers in numerous international proceedings concerning trade protectionism, including anti-dumping, absorption and anti-circumvention cases.

Teaching and Lecturing

Honorary Professor at the Europa-Institut Saarbrücken. Regularly conducts seminars and holds lectures on areas of EU law.


  • Studienvereinigung Kartellrecht - Antitrust Law Study Group
  • Belgisch-Deutsche Juristenvereinigung - Belgian-German Lawyers' Association
  • Deutscher Anwaltverein - German Bar Association
  • EVER e.V.