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Ashurst

Competition/European Law

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What the team is known for

Respected competition department with a strong presence in this field. Provides a particular expertise in competition law matters arising from M&A deals, as well as providing activity in high-profile merger control proceedings at both a local and EU level. Handles varied antitrust instructions including bid-rigging cases, infringement proceedings and damages claims. Also assists with all stages of cartel investigations, from dawn raids through to litigation against fines.

Strengths

The team wins plaudits for its "technical skills and outstanding business acumen," as well as for being "very good at looking for new ways to solve problems."

Another client says: "They are very collaborative and flexible and worked with us intensively."

Work highlights

Represented Editorial Vicens Vives in a complaint against ANELE regarding cartel allegations arising in the publishing sector.

Notable practitioners

Rafael Baena "has a unique ability to understand the issues beyond the clients' needs and make complex things look very simple,"his clients highlight. He possesses broad expertise in handling merger control proceedings, cartel cases and antitrust investigations.

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Competition/European Law

Ashurst

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Location

Alcalá, 44

Madrid

Madrid

Spain

28014

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Competition/European Law


Rafael Baena
Band 2