Mr Carlos Vérgez > CMS Albiñana y Suárez de Lezo > Madrid, Spain > Lawyer Profile

CMS Albiñana y Suárez de Lezo
PASEO DE RECOLETOS, 7-9
28004 MADRID
Spain

Work Department

Competition & EU department

Position

Partner

Career

Carlos Vérgez is Head of the Competition & EU department at CMS Albiñana & Suárez de Lezo. 

He has vast experience in advising multinationals in all areas of Competition Law (horizontal agreements and restrictive agreements, distribution contracts, compliance programmes, internal audits, merger controls, and state aid), as well as unfair competition in a wide range of sectors such as consumer electronics, retail distribution, TMT, industrial, audiovisual and food.

Before joining CMS, Carlos worked as a competition and European Union law attorney at leading Spanish and international firms.

Languages

Spanish, English

Memberships

  • Member of the Spanish Association for the Defence of Competition (AEDC).

Education

  • 2001 – Master’s Degree in European Law, European College of Bruges (Belgium).
  • 2000 – Master’s Degree in European Integration, Universidad del País Vasco (Spain).
  • 1998 – Degree in en European and International Law, University of Leuven (Belgium).
  • 1998 – Graduate of Law and Degree in Economics, Universidad de Deusto (Spain).

Lawyer Rankings

Spain > EU and competition

Carlos Vérgez heads the three-strong competition and EU department at CMS Albiñana y Suárez de Lezo, which has a solid track record acting for clients in cartel investigations and merger control, and in the implementation and improvement of competition law compliance programmes. Senior associate Aida Oviedo, who has particular experience in matters related to abuse of dominant position, merger control and unfair competition, is another name to note.