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Spain: Latham nabs competition specialist from DLA Piper

 |  September 24, 2018

Latham & Watkins has hired an experienced Spanish competition litigator based in Madrid from DLA Piper. José Maria Jiménez Laiglesia spent 12 years at DLA and advised on competition disputes domestically and internationally, in relation to financial institutions and private equity firms, particularly joint ventures, alliances, and mergers and acquisitions (M&A).

He has also worked extensively on abuse of dominance, cartel, and state aid investigations before the European Commission, European and Spanish courts, and Spain’s Comisión Nacional de los Mercados y la Competencia.

“Our firm is committed to establish a leading market practice to provide the best and most comprehensive advice to our national and international clients in complex and cross-border cases and transactions,” said Juan Picón, Managing Partner of Latham & Watkins in Spain. “José María is a highly qualified lawyer, a formidable advisor for his clients, who, in addition, brings to our firm a differential experience in advising transactions and investigations between companies.” he continued.
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