Competition and European Union

The Gómez-Acebo & Pombo team seeks solutions in very complicated competition law matters

Legal 500

We have a team specialising in Competition and European Union Law made up of lawyers from our offices in Brussels, Madrid, Lisbon and Barcelona.

Our practice responds to the need for a high degree of specialisation in a field that requires advanced technical legal knowledge together with a deep understanding of the commercial reality of companies and market economics.

Our experience in the field of competition allows us to offer effective and in-depth advice, both in anticipating and dealing with complex situations.

We present solutions that allow our clients not only to avoid or minimise risks, but also to add value to the company and strengthen its business lines.

Our areas of action are:

  • Advice on competition in Spain, Portugal and the European Union in all fields
  • Control of concentrations
  • State aid and grant and public funding programmes
  • Private application of competition rules before the courts, including claims for damages
  • Arbitration in competition matters or with aspects of competition law
  • Advice in regulated sectors: energy, telecommunications, defence, transport, etc.
  • Complaints to the Spanish Competition and Markets Authority, the Portuguese Competition Authority and the European Commission
  • Appeals to the Spanish Audiencia Nacional and Supreme Court
  • Appeals to the General Court and the Court of Justice of the European Union
  • Advice to national authorities in connection with the transposition of European legislation
  • Advice to institutions of the European Union on matters relating to public contracts
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Iñigo Igartua Arregui



  • 2022
  • 2020
  • 2019

Chambers & Partners Europe 2022. Competition/European Law

The Chambers Europe 2020. Competition/European Law – Spain

"a great team that has a lot of knowledge and experience in the area." "very practical, clear, very rigorous and detailed."

The Chambers Europe 2020. Competition/European Law – Portugal

"extremely knowledgeable and technical."

Legal 500 2020. EU and competition – Spain

Legal 500 2020. EU & Competition-Portugal

The Chambers Europe 2019. Competition/European Law – Spain

«the team "knows our company and gives us a tailor-made service"»

The Chambers Europe 2019. Competition/European Law – Spain

"They know exactly what they are talking about and they prepare everything for us in a way that will guarantee success."

The Chambers Europe 2019. Competition/European Law – Portugal

"They are very meticulous, thorough and exhaustive in looking at things from different angles. They are very good at looking at the potential risks"

The Legal 500 2019. EU and Competition

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