Konstantin Jörgens is of counsel in the EU and competition law practice group and co-coordinates the German Desk of Garrigues.
He has a wealth of experience in merger filings, cartel procedures and compliance programs. Having trained in Germany, Konstantin Jörgens has particularly strong ties to German-speaking clients and also helps coordinate the firm's German Desk. He is “Visiting Professor” for “EU Competition Procedure” at the Brussels School of Competition (Brussels) and co-director of the European and Spanish Competition Law Course at the Instituto de Estudios Bursátiles (Madrid).
Prior to joining Garrigues’ Madrid team he worked as a legal trainee (Referendar) at the European Commission, the German Embassy in Tel Aviv, the German Representative Office in the Palestinian Territories, and as an associate at Hogan & Hartson and Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton in Brussels.
Over the last years, Konstantin Jörgens has regularly been selected by his peers for inclusion in the most reputed legal directories such as The Best Lawyers, Who is Who Legal and Chambers Europe in the practice area of Competition / Antitrust Law in Spain.
He is admitted to practice in Germany (Cologne), Spain (Madrid) and United States (New York).
Since its creation, Konstantin has also been serving on the Executive European Alumni Advisory Board of Georgetown University Law Center.
Albrecht-Ludwigs-University, Freiburg im Breisgau.
Université Pierre Mendès-France (Diplôme De Droit Français, 1991).
University of Cologne (First State Exam, 1994).
Court of Appeal in Berlin (Second State Exam, 1997).
Georgetown University Law Center (LLM, 1998).
Co-autor of "Antitrust Rules" in “EU Competition Procedure”, edited by Luis Ortiz Blanco, Oxford University Press, third edition 2013, fourth edition (November 2021).
Chapter 12: “Cartels and Evidence - What is required to prove the regulators’ case” in: The Fights against Hard-Core Cartels in Europe (edt. José Maria Beneyto, Jerónimo Maillo, Bruylant, 2016).
"Horizontal Agreements in EU Competition Law”, Chapter on "Procedure before the EU Commission" (edt. Frank Wijckmans/Filip Tuytschaever, Oxford University Press, 2015).
Co-author of “Quantification of competition law penalties in Spain as a result of recent Supreme Court case law”, Unión Europea Aranzadi; No. 3, 2015.
Co-autor of "Global Einkaufen - Ein Überblick über das Einkaufsrecht Spaniens", (2014, published on website of Bundesverband Materialwirtschaft, Einkauf und Logistik (BME)).
Co-autor of "Antitrust Rules" in “EU Competition Procedure”, edited by Luis Ortiz Blanco, Oxford University Press, third edition 2013.
“Fusionskontroll - und Kartellrecht in Spanien“, Frankfurter Kommentar, 2012, updated 2016 (forthcoming); Chapter Fusionskontrolle und Kartellrecht in Spanien" in Handels- und Wirtschaftsrecht in Spanien (ed. Löber, Wicke Huzel, Editions für internationale Wirtschaft, Frankfurt 2008).
“Important Developments in the field of EU competition procedure” Journal of European Competition Law and Practice, Oxford University Press, 2011.
Co-autor of country chapter Spain in “International Competition Litigation, A Multi-jurisdictional Handbook”, edt. Gordon Blanke / Renato Nazzini (Kluwer Law International, 2011).
“Antitrust, Year-in-Review”, ABA Section of International Law, International Antitrust Law Committee, co-editor in 2009 and 2010, since 2005 co-author for "Spain".
Country contributor for "Spain" in Global Competition Litigation Review (Sweet Maxwell), since 2007.