Miguel Odriozola > Clifford Chance > Madrid, Spain > Lawyer Profile

Clifford Chance
28046 MADRID

Work Department

Corporate, Antitrust


Miguel Odriozola is the Head of the Clifford Chance Antitrust team in Spain. He is a member of the Bar Associations of both Madrid and New York. From 1993 to 1999 he worked as a competition lawyer in Brussels. Since 2000 he is based in Madrid but splits his time between Madrid and Brussels. Miguel is a frequent speaker at courses and seminars on EU and Spanish competition law. He has also authored several competition law publications and he is the editor and co-author of the first treatise on the Spanish competition Act and its Regulation. He advises Spanish and international companies on all aspects of Competition Law, both in relation to the Spanish and the EU context. He has extensive experience in matters regarding restrictive practices and merger control operations in the energy, aviation, telecommunications, consumer goods and information technology sectors.


Admitted as an abogado in Madrid 1991
University of Chicago Law School (LL.M.) 1992
University of Chicago Law School (J.S.D) 1993
Admitted as an Attorney-at-Law in New York 1993

Lawyer Rankings

Spain > EU and competition

(Hall of Fame)

Miguel OdriozolaClifford Chance

Highlighted for its ‘very cooperative attitude‘ and ‘deep knowledge of the local regulations‘, Clifford Chance has cemented its position in the top echelons of the market for competition law in Spain through its regular involvement in high-profile investigations and merger control proceedings before the Spanish Competition Authority (CNMC) and European Commission. Miguel Odriozola has particular experience in the IT, aviation and telecoms sectors and has a good reputation in the market; he leads the team, with key support from experienced counsel Begoña Barrantes and senior associates Belén Irissarry, Ana Latorre and Diego Doménech.