Miguel Troncoso Ferrer

Managing partner – Brussels


Degree in Spanish Law, University of Navarra (1992)
Master in European Law, Université de Liège (1994)
University of Navarra, Law School; scholar at the Public and European Law Department (1991-1992)

Professional career

Stagiaire at the General Directorate for Culture and Audiovisual Policy of the European Commission (1995)
Associate lawyer at HOCHE Demolin & Brulard Avocats (1995-1999), Brussels
Senior associate lawyer at FIDAL Société d’Avocats (1999-2003), Brussels – Paris


Competition law (compliance programs, competition review of mergers, restrictive practices, cartels proceedings, leniency programs, competition concerns within the regulated sectors and state aids)
Vertical restraints, franchise, selective and exclusive distribution agreements
European law, advising and representing before courts and tribunals both companies (Free movement of people, goods and services) and European institutions and agencies (protection of the financial interests of the European Communities)


Lecturer at the Paris Bar School of Law (European Law – 1999-2003)
Lecturer at the Master of Business Law of the University of Montpellier (International Distribution Agreements – 1999-2003)
Lecturer in the Executive MBA of the University Miguel Hernández of Elche, Spain (International Business Agreements – 2007-2011)

Membership of professional bodies and associations

Pamplona Bar Association (since 1995)
Brussels Bar Association (since 1996)
He was elected Member of the Governing Council of the Brussels Bar in 2010
Member of the Editorial Board of Union Europea Aranzadi (since 2009)



Recent publications

«Les Critères de Sélection dans la Distribution Sélective», Concurrences, 2014
«Football Broadcasting Business in the EU : Towards Fairer Competition?», JECLAP, 2014, Oxford University Press
«La saga del Tax Lease o los Contornos de la selectividad», La Ley, 2016
«Origen, evolución y perspectivas del Derecho de la Competencia», introductory chapter in Tratado de Derecho de la Competencia, Wolters Kluwer 2017


Brexperts Hospitality Covid 19 Group of Experts


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  • 2018

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)

Best Lawyers 2020.Competition / Antitrust Law

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)

Chambers Global 2018. Corporate/M&A: Competition (Spain) – Expert based abroad

"Business-oriented and practical"