Lukas Reiter specializes in European and Austrian competition law, merger control law, antitrust law, European law and EU state aid law. He also has profound knowledge in the area of public business and constitutional law.


Lukas Reiter studied law at the University of Graz (2016 Mag.iur.). During his diploma studies he attended a summer school at the University of Oxford and worked as a study assistant at the Institute of Public Law and the Institute of Criminal Law. After his diploma studies he completed his judicial clerkship and received his doctoral degree at the University of Graz for a dissertation in the area of EU state aid law (2020 Dr.iur.).

Professional career

After completing his diploma studies, Lukas Reiter worked as an university assistant at the Institute of Public Law and Political Science at the University of Graz. In the course of this, he was a research visitor at the Max-Planck-Institute for Innovation and Competition in Munich (2019). Prior to joining bpv Hügel, Lukas Reiter worked as an associate in other law firms in Vienna, focusing on antitrust and competition law as well as public business law.

Awards and prices

Lukas Reiter received a promotional award of the Journal for State Aid Law [Zeitschrift für Beihilfenrecht] 2020 for an article on “indirect state aid in EU state aid law“. During his diploma and doctoral studies, he received several excellence scholarships as well as promotional grants and was awarded as one of the best of his class in his diploma study (3. ranking position „Best of REWI“ and „GRAWE High Potential Award“).


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