Lawyer

Dr. Carmen Appenzeller, LL.M.

Rechtsanwältin
(Attorney-at-Law)

Lawyer

Dr. Carmen Appenzeller, LL.M.

Rechtsanwältin (Attorney-at-Law)

Dr. Carmen Appenzeller, LL.M.

Carmen Appenzeller is a German-qualified lawyer providing advice on EU and German competition law, M&A transactions and compliance issues to international companies operating in the automotive, finance and manufacturing sectors.
In addition to focusing on consumer law and EU law during her studies, she now closely follows the evolving trend of regulating the digital economy, AI and robotics in Europe and Japan.
Previous experience includes internships at the DG Competition of the EU Commission in Brussels and at the Japan Fair Trade Commission. Before joining ARQIS Foreign Law Office, she studied Japanese with a scholarship granted by the German Academic Exchange Service.
CURRICULUM VITAE

  • Studies at Freiburg University, Geneva University (CH) and Humboldt University Berlin
  • LL.M. studies at Columbia School of Law, New York (U.S.)
  • Legal training in Aachen and Brussels (BE)
  • 2017 Doctorate (PhD) at Humboldt University Berlin
  • 2017-2019 Associate at Linklaters LLP, Brussels (BE)
  • DAAD scholarship “Language and Practice Japan”
  • Since 2021 with ARQIS Foreign Law Office, Tokyo
SKILLS AND MEMBERSHIPS
German | English | Japanese | French | Spanish
  • German-Japanese Lawyers Association
  • German Female Lawyers Association
  • Association of Competition Law Attorneys
SKILLS AND MEMBERSHIPS
Main areas of practice
Languages
  • German
  • English
  • Japanese
  • French
  • Spanish
Memberships
  • German-Japanese Lawyers Association
  • German Female Lawyers Association
  • German Association of Competition Law Attorneys
CONTACT

Roppongi Hills Mori Tower 23F
6-10-1 Roppongi, Minato-ku
Tokyo 106-6123
Japan
T +81-3-6438 2770
F +81-3-6438 2777
carmen.appenzeller@arqis.jp