RETURN TO PEOPLE

Head of Competition and European Law

Education

Master of Law from the Basque Country University (1988)
Master’s Degree (Licence Spéciale) in European Law (Plus Grande Distinction) from the Institute of European Studies of the Université Libre de Bruxelles (1988–-1990)

Specialisation

Competition, Distribution, e-commerce, Intellectual Property, and Administrative Law

Teaching

He teaches several masters and courses on Competition Law. At present, he lectures on  Competition Law at the  Institute of Stock Market Studies, ESADE, ISDE and Master in Business Law at the Barcelona Bar Association
He is a frequent  speaker in Spanish and European Competition Law Forums: International Bar Association. American Bar Association, Ligue Internationale du Droit de la Concurrence, Association Européenne d’Études Juridiques et Fiscales, Asociación Española de Defensa de la Competencia, among others

Membership of Professional Bodies and Associations

Member of the Governing Board of the Spanish Competition Association
Former Deputy General Reporter and Member of the Board of Directors of the International League for Competition Law – Ligue Internationale du Droit de la Concurrence (LIDC)
Former Chairman of the Antitrust Committee of the International Bar Association

Languages

Spanish
English
French
German
Basque
Catalan

Publications

Author of a large number of publications in the field of Spanish and European Competition law: doctrinal articles, chapters for collective works, legal summaries, newsletters, etc

Industries

Food Retail Sports & Entertainment

Acknowledgments

  • 2021
  • 2020
  • 2019

Best Lawyers 2021 (since 2008). Competition / Antitrust Law

Best Lawyers 2021 (since 2008). Corporate Governance & Compliance Practice

The Chambers Europe 2020. Competition/European Law – Spain

"reputation and prestige in the area."

Best Lawyers 2020 (since 2008). Competition / Antitrust Law

Best Lawyers 2020 (since 2008). Corporate Governance & Compliance Practice

Legal 500 2020. EU & Competition

Leading Individuals

Best Lawyers 2019 (since 2008). Competition and Antitrust Law

Best Lawyers 2019 (since 2018). Corporate Governance & Compliance Practice