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Competition/European Law - Spain
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Helmut is a German trained lawyer (Second State Exam Munich 1994) and holds an LL.M. from the London School of Economics (1993/94).
At the firm since 1994, he has worked on a range of cases involving Spanish national and EU competition law, EU law in general and regulatory law, across sectors such as telecommunications, media, pharmaceutical, energy, transport, sports or distribution, both in administrative proceedings (merger filings, cartels and other infringement proceedings) and in litigation before Spanish national courts (follow-on damages and stand-alone actions as well as administrative judicial appeal proceedings before the High Court and the Supreme Court) and both European Courts. Over the past 15 years he has devoted more and more time to follow-on damages claims.
Helmut was research and teaching assistant at the Institute of Public International Law of the University of Munich (1988-1993) and is a regular lecturer in EU and competition law at several Spanish Universities.
Author of numerous publications in Spanish, English and German on competition law and EU law. He is the Spanish correspondent for the German competition law journal Wirtschaft und Wettbewerb.