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Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP

Competition/European Law

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What the team is known for

Weil, Gotshal & Manges handles a high volume of merger control mandates, advising on clearance at national and EU levels. The law firm is also active in contentious proceedings related to abuse of dominant position, with an additional capability in handling state aid mandates. The lawyers' varied clientele includes French and international companies.

Strengths

The law firm is lauded by clients for its "very good knowledge of competition law at the French and EU level, good reactivity and the ability to understand technically complex subjects."

Work highlights

Assisted Ardian with the merger control procedure relating to its acquisition of control of Groupe Netco.

Notable practitioners

Romain Ferla represents clients at both the national and European levels in abuse of dominance and state aid mandates. He is well regarded for his expertise in merger control. One satisfied client notes that "he has outstanding expertise, quickly understands our organisation and our issues, and comes up with ideas to solve problems," and adds: "He is down to earth and pleasant to work with."

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Competition/European Law

Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP

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Location

2, Rue de la Baume

Paris

Paris

France

75008

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Competition/European Law


Romain Ferla
Band 3