Dr Angela Guarrata, LL.M.


  • State aid law
  • Competition law
  • EU law

Ms Guarrata advises companies, associations and public authorities of different EU Member States on specialised issues of EU law. Her key practice areas include EU State aid law as well as general EU law, including regulatory issues. Furthermore, Ms Guarrata advises on European competition law issues, in particular EU antitrust regulations. She represents her clients primarily in proceedings of the European Commission and before EU courts. Ms Guarrata advises in German, English and French.


Recent work

  • Reviewing the compatibility of State measures or national legal requirements with EU law requirements
  • Representing client’s interests in various infringement proceeding before the European Commission
  • Analysing regional and national state aid measures and giving advice to public authorities regarding state aid compliance
  • Representing energy producers regarding questions of State aid and internal market law before the European Commission
  • Consulting airlines on different European legal issues
  • Representing clients’ interests in legislative procedures on European level


Further qualifications and memberships

  • Member of the German Women Lawyers Association “Deutscher Juristinennbund (DJB)”


Publications (in German) 



Curriculum vitae 

  • Studied law at the University of Heidelberg, Germany and the University of Montpellier, France, 2000 to 2006
  • Legal clerkship at the Higher Regional Court (OLG) Düsseldorf, including secondments to the German Embassy in Paris and DG Competition of the European Commission in Brussels, 2006 to 2009
  • Post-University Studies of Administrative Sciences focusing on European law at the German University of Administrative Sciences, 2008
  • Senior research assistant at the Institute of Air and Space Law at the University of Cologne, 2009 to 2011
  • Lawyer at the Brussels office of the law firm Becker Büttner Held focusing on general EU law and EU competition law, 2011 to 2014
  • Lawyer at the Brussels office of the law firm Gide Loyrette Nouel with key practice areas in EU competition law, in particular State aid law as well as antitrust law, 2014 to 2017
  • Master’s programme in European Competition Law and Economics and of the Brussels School of Competition (LL.M.), 2014 to 2015
  • PhD in European State aid law at the University of Cologne, 2016
  • Admission as a lawyer in Germany and Belgium (EU-list) since 2011, at Kapellmann since 2017