Alfonso Lamadrid de Pablo


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Alfonso Lamadrid de Pablo

Principal associate


Alfonso Lamadrid is a principal associate in the EU & Antitrust practice area.

He has extensive experience in cartel investigations, vertical and horizontal agreements, abuse of a dominant position, merger control and the application of State aid rules in a wide array of economic sectors. He also regularly advises companies on the design, implementation and assessment of commercial strategies, as well as in relation to competition law training/compliance programs.

He has a wealth of experience in competition and State aid proceedings before the General Court of the European Union and the Court of Justice of the European Union.

He is director of the annual EU and Spanish Competition Law Course held at the Instituto de Estudios Bursátiles (Madrid), visiting professor at the Brussels School of Competition (Brussels) and is regularly invited to give lectures and conferences at national and international universities, institutions and forums, including the College of Europe, the European University Institute, the London School of Economics, the Swedish Competition Authority, the Global Competition Law Center, the European Association of Competition Law Judges and the Academy of European Law (ERA), among others.

Alfonso Lamadrid is a member of the Madrid Bar Association, of the Brussels Bar (E List) and of the Asociación Española de Defensa de la Competencia

Academic background:

Degree in Law, Universidad San Pablo CEU (Madrid, Spain).

Master’s Degree (LL.M) in European Law, College of Europe (Bruges, Belgium).

Master’s Degree (LL.M) in Law, Harvard Law School (Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA).


Alfonso has written extensively on EU Competition Law. He is one of the authors of “Competition Law Handbook” (*) and has also written numerous book chapters, articles and publications, notably including those published in recent years in the specialist journals Competition Law Journal, Journal of Competition Law and Economics, Competition Policy International, International Antitrust Law & Policy: Fordham Competition Law and Gaceta Jurídica de la UE y de la Competencia, among many others.

(*) originally published in Spanish. See Spanish CV for more information.

He is the editor of the legal blog