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José María Jiménez-Laiglesia

José María Jiménez-Laiglesia
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José María Jiménez-Laiglesia is the head of the litigation and regulatory department in the Madrid office of DLA Piper and practises EU and competition law. He started his practice in 1989 in Madrid and he is a recognised legal practitioner in his field mentioned by relevant legal directories.

José María has very broad experience in competition law including infringement proceedings, merger clearance before the European Commission and the Spanish Competition Authority. and competition law litigation. He regularly advises on all aspects of competition law with particular expertise in cartels, dominance, merger control and vertical restraints. He also has broad litigation experience and has been involved in major competition cases before the European Commission, the EU Courts and in national proceedings before the CNMC and Spanish courts. Notable cases include UPA, gas natural/endesa, paraffin wax, rubber chemicals, cement, pay-TV, football rights and telecommunication services in Spain, and he regularly counsels collecting rights societies in Spanish and EU law. He is also a well-known energy specialist and has been involved in competition and regulatory matters in electricity, gas and oil distribution in Spain.  He is a professor of EU competition law at the Instituto de Empresa in Madrid. José María completed his LLM at University College London and holds a degree in law from Complutense University (Madrid). He is a member of the Madrid Bar.

WWL says: José María Jiménez-Laiglesia is a "very bright" lawyer regarded as "among the best in Spain" for competition matters.

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