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Anja Reuter LLM

Senior Associate

Anja Reuter advises international and national clients such as companies, trade associations from different sectors and public authorities in all regulatory matters. Her practice areas include environmental law, food law, public construction law and infrastructure regulation.

She specialises in product safety and product compliance. She has in-depth and first-hand expertise on all regulatory issues in online sales (including GPSR, DSA, PLD). Anja advises all actors in the supply chain, including leading online marketplaces, on the development and implementation of national and EU-wide compliance programmes. Further, she has experience in the coordination of product safety recalls.

Anja’s work includes both ongoing strategic legal advice as well as the representation of her clients in escalations with authorities and in court proceedings.

Professional QualificationsRechtsanwältin admitted with Rechtsanwaltskammer Cologne


  • Year-long secondment at leading international online marketplace and comprehensive advice to the pan-European team on all product safety and compliance matters.
  • Advising a feed manufacturer on the takeover of a dairy plant and assisting with the immission control notifications of the authorities.
  • Advising an ammunition manufacturer on water law issues.
  • Advising an investment management company on public construction law in a civil proceeding.
  • Advising a retail chain on the application for a building permit due to the expansion of the centre-relevant product range.
  • Advising a logistics group on the establishment of a new airport hub.
  • Advising several clients on product safety, labelling and packaging law.
  • German
  • English
  • French
  • Higher Regional Court of Cologne, Second State Examination, with legal traineeships i.a. at the Permanent Mission of Germany to the UN, New York and the Conseil d’État, Paris, 2019
  • University of Cologne, First State Examination, 2015
  • University of Cologne and Université de Paris I (Panthéon-Sorbonne), LLM (German-French Master of Law Programme), 2011

    Université de Paris I (Panthéon-Sorbonne), Maîtrise en droit, 2011

Prior Experience

Before joining DLA in 2019, Anja worked as a research assistant at the University of Cologne, Institute for Constitutional Law (2008-16).

Memberships And Affiliations

  • Lawyers of German and French law (JDFR)
  • DFM Alumni e.V.
  • DAV e.V.