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Herbert Smith Freehills

Competition/European Law

1 ranked lawyersBand 4SpainEurope 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Highly regarded international firm with a notable competition practice. Regularly advises on the competition implications of consortium agreements in public bids, as well as the antitrust issues surrounding public tenders. Offers additional expertise assisting clients with damages claims related to cartel investigations and subsequent appeals before the Spanish National Court. Activity further extends to  abuse of dominance investigations and high-profile merger control filings. Regularly assists clients from the retail, aviation and media sectors.

Strengths

Clients accentuate the firm's "control of the full picture of the problems."

"When you need fast replies, they fulfil,"another client remarks, further highlighting the firm's "knowledge and competition expertise."

Work highlights

Advised Lyntia Networks on merger control proceedings before the CNMC, regarding its acquisition of Iberdrola’s dark fibre business.

Notable practitioners

Henar González is a highly active specialist handling merger control proceedings and cartel investigations. "She is an absolutely committed person with an extraordinary knowledge," clients enthuse.

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Competition/European Law


Henar González
Band 2