Andrey specializes in competition law.
Andrey heads the competition law practice at KRB, and advises the firm’s clients on all aspects of competition law including, inter alia, mergers, restrictive trade practices and abuse of dominant position cases. He represents the firm’s clients in various proceedings before the Competition Authority, including hearings, market studies and enforcement proceedings. Andrey also has considerable experience in representing clients in appeals before the Competition Court and in civil courts.
Andrey also advises clients on an ongoing basis in the field of competition law, as well as on issues pertaining to the Anti-Concentration Law (market-wide concentration, allocation of rights, separation between significant non-financial corporations and significant financial entities) as well as the Promotion of Competition in the Food Industry Law, and he has unique expertise in these areas.
Andrey is named as a Recommended Lawyer in the field of competition law by the Legal500 for 2021. The client testimonials quoted in the Guide include the following:
"Andrey Nickel stands out as a great lawyer who is definitely on the right track to becoming one of the top-tier competition lawyers in Israel."
"Andrey Nickel has a very good understanding of the economics of antitrust law."
“Andrey Nickel provides swift and accurate response to any issue he faces, and his explanations are sharp and clear. He is very attentive to our business interests.”
Andrey previously served as a team leader in the legal department of the Israel Competition Authority (ICA), as a board member of the Foundation for Financing Class Actions at the Ministry of Justice.
Andrey has since 2019 served as Chairman of the Antitrust Committee at the Tel-Aviv District of the Israel Bar Association.