Alexander Egger, Austrian attorney at law (Rechtsanwalt), heads the practice group ‘EU, Regulatory, Public Procurement & State Aids’ at LGP Vienna. His focus lies on advising states, public institutions, companies and individuals in European Union law and Public Law. For many years, he represents clients before the European Commission, the EU Council and the Union courts, in particular with regard to proceedings concerning sanctions. His practice also covers several CIS states. In addition, he has handled numerous cases before Austrian and EU Regulatory authorities including trade and competition aspects, license issues and cross-border aspects.
Egger holds a doctorate in Law, in Political Science from Vienna University and a law dregree from the College of Europe (Bruges) as well as a PhD (Habilitation). After his internship at the EU Council, he served for several years in the Legal Service of the Austrian Ministry for Foreign Affairs. For six years, he has been (Premier) Référendaire at the Court of Justice of the EU. In addition, he consulted the EU Commission in several Twinning- and TAIEX-projects and is still active as external adviser to the EU in economic law issues (i.a. DG ENER and DG GROW). Alexander Egger is also active in Public Affairs on EU and national level. He is fluent in German, English and French; he also speaks Italian and has basic knowledge in Russian and Dutch. He has published several books, articles and contributions to leading commentaries (i.a. EU institutional law, state aids, public procurement).