Joaquín Hervada

Joaquín Hervada
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Joaquín Hervada is a legal director from the litigation and regulatory department that focuses on EU and Competition Law, including related competition litigation. Currently based in Madrid, he has worked in London twice (2011 and 2017). His expertise focuses on mergers/acquisitions and infringement procedures. He is ranked  in Chambers and The Legal 500, and serves as treasurer and  member of the board of directors of the Spanish Competition Association. For the past couple of years he has helped run the day-to-day operations of DLA Piper's Spanish competition practice in close cooperation with the head of the litigation and regulatory department.

In the field of merger control, he advises regularly on the structure of transactions (including acquisition structures, restructurings, divestments and strategic alliances) and on complex filings before competition authorities.

He has also participated in numerous infringement procedures for cartels or other anticompetitive practices, assisting clients during competition on-site investigations as well as with submissions and appeals before Spanish and EU courts and authorities.

He has assisted diverse clients such as Atlantia, Renault, CVC Capital Partners, KKR, Vodafone, Repsol, Urbaser and Fenin.

Joaquín holds a postgraduate diploma from King's College London, and a law degree and diploma in Economics from the Comillas Pontifical University (ICADE).

WWL says: "Top-notch lawyer" Joaquin Hervada boasts an "impeccable knowledge of competition law" and receives accolades for his "outstanding commercial advice".

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