Uli Brunner is an economist leading our German Economics Consulting practice. He applies economic analysis to support companies in critical situations. His analysis and expert reports are typically submitted to arbitrators and counterparties in disputes and litigation and to competition authorities in antitrust investigations.

Uli has 23 years of experience, with a subject matter focus on competition economics, cartels and commercial disputes, he has specific sector expertise in energy- and process industries, and a geographic focus on Europe. He has particular experience and a track record of success in serving as expert witness in commercial arbitration- and cartel litigation cases. Uli has received the Lexology Client Choice Awards for the category “Competition Economics Germany” in 2023 and 2424, and he is listed as in Who’s Who Legal as a National Leader in Economics (2023) and as a Thought Leader Economics (2024).

Uli a doctoral degree in economics from the University of Basel (Switzerland) where he wrote a dissertation on auction theory.

Dr. Uli Brunner is able to "translate" even the most complex calculation formula and explain the underlying reasons clearly.

Uli Brunner comes up with inventive solutions to issues, leading to high value outcomes for his customers.

Uli is able to translate technical economic matters into plain English, enabling him to build a convincing storyline for his expert reports.

Responses from client survey for the Lexology client choice Award 2023

Uli Brunner is one of the best economists I have worked with.

Uli always provides clear and realistic feedback, is very pragmatic, always delivers on time, and is a nice person to work with.

Uli is the kind of economist you want to work with as a lawyer.

Uli Brunner has a very structured approach to his work and provides clear advice as a result of this skill.

Responses from client survey for the Lexology client choice Award 2023

"Uli Brunner is a very knowledgeable economist"
"He communicates econometric work to clients in a way they can easily understand"
"A dynamic, out-of-the-box thinker"

Who's Who Legal 2024