Daniel Barry > Plesner > Copenhagen, Denmark > Lawyer Profile

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Work Department

EU and Competition Law, Dispute Resolution


Daniel Barry is head of our EU and Competition Law team.

Daniel focuses primarily on complex competition law litigations, including Danish and EU cartel cases and abuse cases and Danish and multi-jurisdictional follow-on damages cases. His experience includes participation in the European Commission’s leniency programme and settlement procedure; coordination of criminal/administrative procedures in various foreign jurisdictions, including the US; and management and coordination of follow-on damages actions in various jurisdictions, including Denmark, Germany, the UK, the US, Canada and Israel. Daniel has been involved in the filing of a number of negative declaratory actions (“torpedoes”), which had not previously been used in Denmark in competition related damages actions.

Daniel regularly advises Danish and foreign clients on vertical agreements, including selective distribution systems, especially within the motor vehicle and retail sectors. He also advises on horizontal co-operation agreements, abuse of dominance and merger notifications.

Daniel is a member of the Competition Law Committee for the Association of Danish Law Firms.

Lawyer Rankings

Denmark > EU and competition

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Plesner represents its clients in investigations and litigation involving abuse of dominance issues, and also assists with negotiations with the EU and Danish competition authorities on settlement procedures and leniency programmes. Christian Karhula Lauridsen and practice head Daniel Barry primarily focus on competition litigation including cartel and abuse cases and follow-on damages claims, while Rie Paving Mortensen’s competition experience spans merger control and cross-border cartel matters involving the abuse of dominant market positions. Gitte Holtsø is also a key name to note.