Our highly-regarded EU & Competition Group helps clients achieve their business objectives while complying with competition law.
We regularly handle multi-jurisdiction merger control filings and advise clients on a wide range of commercial practices, including on- and off-line distribution, licensing, and co-operation arrangements. We also represent clients in antitrust investigations, including assisting clients to train relevant employees to avoid unlawful practices. We are among the select group of firms with in-depth knowledge and experience of the of State aid rules, and our expertise in EU litigation is second to none - Bird & Bird lawyers have been involved in more than 100 cases before the European Court of First Instance and the European Court of justice, as well as participating regularly in antitrust litigation before national courts.
We are acknowledged leaders in the field of competition law , providing practical and commercial advice to support our clients' strategic objectives. While we cover all sectors, our particular focus lies in the media, communications, electronics, information technology, life sciences, sport, banking & financial services, postal services and aviation & aerospace sectors. Combining our broad legal expertise with our deep knowledge of these industries, we frequently deliver innovative legal solutions that are go to the cutting edge of industry developments.
Clients value our ability to provide calm and practical legal analysis that is sensitive to their underlying business concerns. We pride ourselves on being easy to work with, while acting robustly to defend or promote your interests.
For more information about how we can help you, please contact head of the EU & Competition Group, Jose Rivas.