Head of Brussels office

Bio

Miguel is a Competition and European Union Law partner and head of the Brussels office at Gómez-Acebo & Pombo.

He specialises in competition law, with a focus on merger control, state aid and vertical restraints – commercial distribution networks.

He has extensive experience in representing before the courts of the European Union both private companies and public bodies (in particular in public procurement matters and cases pertaining to the protection of the financial interests of the Union).

He holds a law degree from the University of Navarra. He holds a Master’s degree in European Law from the University of Liège. He was a collaborating scholar at the Department of Public Law of the University of Navarra. He performed a traineeship at the Directorate General for Culture and Audiovisual Policy of the European Commission.

Miguel has been highlighted in the prestigious legal directory Chambers and Partners as one of the leading practitioners in the areas of Competition/European Law – Belgium – Foreign Expertise in Spain and Corporate/M&A: Competition – Expertise Based Abroad in Spain. Additionally, he has been recognised as Highly Regarded and Leading Lawyer in recent years by IFLR 1000 for his work and extensive experience in Competition Law (Belgium and EU).

He has participated as author in several specialised legal publications and has taught EU procedural law at the training schools of the Paris and Brussels Bar Associations.

Membership of professional bodies and associations

Pamplona Bar Association no. 2874
Brussels Bar Association no. 59218
Member of the Governing Council of the Brussels Bar in 2010
Member of the Editorial Board of Union Europea Aranzadi

Languages

Spanish
English
French

Acknowledgments

  • 2022
  • 2021
  • 2020
  • 2019

IFLR 1000 2022: EU & Competition (Belgium). Highly Regarded

IFLR 1000 2021: Highly Regarded. Competition (Belgium, EU Competition)

The Chambers Global 2020. Competition/European Law – Belgium – Foreign Expertise in Spain

The Chambers Global 2020. Corporate/M&A: Competition – Expertise Based Abroad in Belgium

IFLR 1000 2020: Highly Regarded.Competition (Belgium, EU Competition)

The Chambers Global 2019. Competition/European Law – Belgium – Foreign Expertise in Spain

The Chambers Global 2019. Corporate/M&A: Competition – Expertise Based Abroad in Spain

IFLR 1000 2019: Highly Regarded. Competition (Belgium, EU Competition)

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