Mr Pablo Figueroa > Pérez-Llorca > Madrid, Spain > Lawyer Profile

Pérez-Llorca
PASEO DE LA CASTELLANA, 50
28046 MADRID
Spain

Work Department

Competition Law, EU law

Position

Pablo Figueroa joined Pérez-Llorca in 2021 as a partner in the Competition practice. He has over 15 years of experience in Competition Law, EU law and FDI.

Career

Before joining Pérez-Llorca, Pablo was the head of the competition practice area in a leading Spanish firm. Prior to this, he led on matters related to investigations of cartels, abuses of a dominant position and obtaining authorisations on merger control matters while working as a lawyer at two prestigious international firms.

Throughout his career he has advised major clients on anti-competitive agreements, merger control, unilateral conduct and dominant positions, antitrust litigation, state aid, distribution and cooperation agreements and defence against the imposition of fines by competition authorities.  In addition to his Competition practice, Pablo has significant experience in European law, International law, trade / anti-dumping law, public law and foreign direct investment (‘FDI’).

Languages

Spanish, English, French and Portuguese.

Memberships

The Madrid Bar Association (ICAM).

Avocat au Barreau de Bruxelles.

Lawyer Rankings

Spain > EU and competition

Spanish full-service firm Pérez-Llorca further reinforced its already impressive Madrid-based EU law practice in 2021 with the arrival of partner Pablo Figueroa, former practice head at Garrido Abogados. With over 20 years of experience in the field, covering anti-competitive agreements, merger control and antitrust litigation, he joins the department currently co-headed by EU litigation expert Juan Rodríguez Cárcamo and Juan Jiménez-Laiglesia, whose practice encompasses merger control cases, cartel investigations and acquisitions. Key support comes from Jaime de Blas (promoted to partner in January 2021) and associate Ana María Rodríguez. Additionally, the firm hired Sonsoles Centeno, a state lawyer on leave of absence, as partner to head the new Brussels office, scheduled to open in 2022.