• Advice on Spanish and European antitrust issues.
  • Antitrust compliance programmes.
  • Representation of clients in antitrust investigations and judicial proceedings in relation to collusive practices, abuse of a dominant position and other infringements.
  • Judicial review of administrative decisions.
  • European litigation (appeals) before the Court of First Instance and the European Court of Justice.
  • Private enforcement of competition rules before the competent authorities, including claims for damages.
  • European and Spanish merger control procedures.
  • State aid and public subsidy procedures.
  • Arbitration on competition matters.
  • Advice on drafting, interpretation and compliance with commercial contracts from a competition law perspective: agency, distribution, intellectual property licences, franchises, supplies, outsourcing, research and development, manufacturing, motor vehicle distribution, insurance, strategic alliances, technology pools, etc.
  • Competition law in regulated sectors: energy, electronic communications, defence, transport, etc.
  • Advice on the free movement of goods, services, persons and capital, and the freedom of establishment.
  • European regulation of public contracts, special laws and national monopolies.
  • Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) and fisheries policy.
  • Representation of public and private clients in procedures for infringement of European law.
  • Complaints to the European Commission.
  • European Court of Justice: actions for cancellation, omission, infringement, compensation claims and preliminary rulings.
  • International Commerce: WTO, antidumping, customs regimes and commercial policy instruments.

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"The team is really practical when giving you an answer: they don't just send you lengthy theoretical reports, and they ask the right questions to get to the crux of matters".

"The lawyers in the team only take on the matters when they know they are the best – if not, they refer to other lawyers. They would always recommend what they think is best for me as a client".

The Chambers Europe 2017. Competition/European Law


Gómez-Acebo & Pombo Abogados provides 'an excellent level of service', is 'responsive and prepares English translations of documents quickly'

The Legal 500. EU and Competition

chambers partners

"The team is proactive, practical and gives straight advice."

"The service is excellent; the team has a great experience in this type of matter."

The Chambers Europe 2016. Competition and European Law

chambers partners

"An extremely agile team that can adapt to client's needs; the lawyers gave first-class advice."

The Chambers Europe 2015. Competition and European Law


Gómez-Acebo & Pombo Abogados´ team provides 'high quality, knowledgeable and practical advice'.

The Legal 500 2015. EU and Competition


chambers partners

"My opinion is excellent. I'd highlight the lawyers' technical know-how and speed as key strengths."

"The lawyers are extremely dedicated and much more responsive than at other firms. A ten-minute conversation provides me with peace of mind and the certainty our company is going on the right path."

The Chambers Europe 2014. Competition and European Law


chambers partners

"We are totally satisfied with Gómez Acebo's support - the lawyers took a sympathetic view of our needs".

The Chambers Europe 2014. Competition and European Law - Portugal


chambers partners

Sources say: "The team does an extraordinary job. It fights for our interests, takes all aspects of our business into account and the lawyers are practical, fast and responsive".

The Chambers Europe 2013. Competition and European Law


chambers partners

"I am very satisfied with these lawyers. Attentive, available, and reasonable on billing matters".

The Chambers Europe 2013. Competition and European Law - Portugal



Gómez-Acebo & Pombo Abogados´ four-partner team has "very good knowledge of competition law".

The Legal 500 2013. EU and Competition



The team is listed here for the first time, having advised some big international clients including the European Investment Bank (EIB) and having worked on matters relating to European Commission (EC) cartel investigations.

IFLR 1000  2013. EU Competition


chambers partners

Like its competitors, this prestigious 15-lawyer team experienced an increase in contentious work recently, with noteworthy assignments including a cartel investigation.

Sources say: "It's a pleasure working with this team: the lawyers quickly become part of the project, explaining issues and potential problems clearly and within a short timeframe".

The Chambers Europe 2012. Competition and European Law



Gómez-Acebo & Pombo Abogados provides "very good, practical advice".

The Legal 500 2012. EU and Competition


chambers partners

With six offices in Spain as well as outposts in Brussels, London and Lisbon, Gómez-Acebo & Pombo's customers benefit from its superb geographical reach. The team has maintained an impressive level of activity over the last twelve months.

Sources say: "This team knows how to adapt to its clients: I'm not looking for a firm which talks about the law, but one which provides solutions to the problems that I have, and Gómez-Acebo & Pombo is excellent in this respect. The lawyers are experienced, thorough and proactive in defining strategies and lines of action".

The Chambers Europe 2011. Competition and European Law



Gómez-Acebo & Pombo Abogados provides "exceptionally clear advice" and "out-of-the-box thinking in complicated and critical matters".

The Legal 500 2011. EU and Competition