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Uría Menéndez

Competition/European Law

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What the team is known for

Offers a strong practice at Spanish and EU level, acting for the transacting parties on EU and CNMC merger clearance matters. Assists with state aid advisory topics, with notable experience in formal CJEU proceedings relating to the legitimacy of tax incentives. Handles contentious and advisory mandates relating to the distribution of goods across Europe, including via online sales platforms.

Strengths

One client stresses: "The lawyers have a really fantastic performance and you always get 100% attention to your issues."

Work highlights

Assisted Telefónica with its appeal before the CJEU relating to its prohibited acquisition of Vivo.

Notable practitioners

Edurne Navarro Varona receives praise from clients for being "always very clear in her communications," as well as being "very pragmatic and really understanding business practices." She has a prominent practice among Spanish clients, advising them on proceedings before both European and Spanish competition authorities.

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Overview

In today’s global economy, the proactive management of risks related to competitive practices and antitrust is a key factor in the strategy of companies that are determined to strengthen their market position.

Our specialist lawyers share an in-depth understanding of the regulations and leverage extensive experience liaising with the competition authorities and advising our clients on how to realise their business strategies.

In a constantly changing environment, we offer advice that is technically sound and guaranteed to be of the highest quality, both on the traditional strategic sectors and the new digital economy.

We advise our clients on all areas of competition law:

- Cartels and other collusive conduct.
- Abuse of dominant positions.
- Merger control.
- Follow-on claims.
- State aid.
- Preventive advice on competition matters and compliance programmes.

Competition/European Law

Uría Menéndez

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Location

Espace Meeûs

Square de Meeûs 40

Brussels

Brussels Capital Region

Belgium

B-1000

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Belgium

Competition: EU


Edurne Navarro Varona
Band 4