James Venit "has been around forever and is still a leader", say sources, who comment that he "has done a remarkable job on EU dominance cases".
James (Jim) Venit has been practising competition law in Brussels since 1980. He has extensive international antitrust and European competition law experience and has represented multinational companies in proceedings under the EU Merger Regulation and articles 101 and 102 involving a wide range of industries and economic sectors. He has handled major mergers such as Volvo/Scania, GE/Honeywell, Arcelor/Mittal and Outokumpu/Inoxum, major commission investigations such as Intel and has been involved in landmark cases, including Lufthansa/United Alliance, GSK/Spanish Pricing, Intel and Yamaha. He also has extensive experience counselling companies on compliance matters and on the implementation of compliance programmes.
Jim has written extensively on various aspects of EU competition law and was named one of the “top 10 antitrust lawyers” from around the world by Global Counsel. He has been selected repeatedly for inclusion in Chambers Global. In addition, Mr Venit was named a leading practitioner in his field by Who’s Who Legal: Competition – Economists and Who’s Who Legal: Competition.
Jim received his JD from New York University School of Law 1979 and has been a partner at Dentons since 2017. He is a Belgian national fluent in English, French and German.