EU and competition

The lawyers within the EU and Competition team have significant experience in all fields of EU and competition law and provide hands-on advice related to both small and large assignments.

Through the combination of the team’s specialist competence and broad commercial knowledge of various industries the team provides top-class services to international and domestic companies and organizations (private and public) in all sectors.

Our services include:

Commercial agreements

• Review of agreements and drafting of legal opinions on compliance with competition law.

Competition compliance projects/programmes

• Design and management of competition compliance programmes, which include competition due diligence, implementation of competition compliance policies and Dawn Raid guidelines, Dawn Raid training of staff etc.

Dispute resolution

• Preparation of defences or complaints regarding cartels or abuses of dominant positions to the EU, national competition authorities and representation before relevant courts.

Mergers and acquisitions

• Assistance and drafting of notifications to national competition authorities and the European Commission.

Public procurement

• Assistance to the public sector with the establishment of contract documents, framework agreements, qualification criteria, award criteria, questions concerning direct awards, service concession, and negotiated procedures. Day-to-day legal advice to suppliers making tenders, as well as assisting with applications for reviews, damages or other procedural actions.