José Luis Azofra Parrondo

José Luis Azofra Parrondo - Garrigues
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Languages Known:

  • English
  • French
  • Spanish

Experience:

José Luis Azofra Parrondo is a senior associate EU & Antitrust practice.
 
He specializes in administrative and court proceedings on European Union and competition Law before authorities and courts at Spanish and European level (European Commission, National Markets and Antitrust Commission, commercial courts, National Appellate Court, Supreme Court and Court of Justice of the European Union). His experience extends to advising and representing clients in cartels, cooperation agreements, distribution agreements, abuses of a dominant position, merger control, and European freedoms.
 
He also provides recurring advice on compliance programs, which cover design, implementation and execution of competition compliance programs in multinational companies. This advice includes training sessions for employees and senior managers as well as periodical assessment of the implemented programmes.
 
José Luis Azofra is a member of the Madrid Bar Association. 

Academic background:

Máster Executive in Business Law, Centro de Estudios Garrigues in cooperation with Harvard Law School.
 
Specialization Programme in Competition Law in the EU and in Spain, Instituto de Estudios Bursátiles.
 
DESUP d’Études Juridiques et Économiques de l’Union Européenne, Collège des Hautes Études Européennes Miguel Servet (University Paris 1 – Sorbonne).
 
Degree in law, Universidad CEU San Pablo (Specialization in European Union Law).

Publications:

Merger Control Enforcement in Spain: An Ongoing Saga of the Assessment of Behavioural Remedies, Journal of European Competition Law & Practice (2016), together with Carlos Bobillo Barbeito. 
 
Treatise on Competition Law, European Union and Spain, Ed. Bosch - Wolters Kluwer, Barcelona, 2ª ed. Chapter: “Prohibition of agreements which restrict competition (iii): vertical restraints”, together with Araujo, M. (*) Originally published in Spanish. See Spanish version of CV for more details.