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Carlos Vérgez

Carlos Vérgez


CMS Albiñana & Suárez de Lezo
Paseo de Recoletos 7–9
28004 Madrid
Languages Spanish, English, French

Carlos Vérgez is Head of the Competition & EU department at CMS Albiñana & Suárez de Lezo. 

He has vast experience in advising multinationals in all areas of Competition Law (horizontal agreements and restrictive agreements, distribution contracts, compliance programmes, internal audits, merger controls, and state aid), as well as unfair competition in a wide range of sectors such as consumer electronics, retail distribution, TMT, industrial, audiovisual and food.

Before joining CMS, Carlos worked as a competition and European Union law attorney at leading Spanish and international firms.

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Relevant experience

  • Carlos has advised leading companies in their sectors on a wide variety of matters. For example, he has advised Avis, Telefónica, Eurovía and Nokia on disciplinary proceedings from the National Markets and Competition Commission and Santander, Caixabank and Merlin Properties on various notifications to the European Commission and the National Markets and Competition Commission.
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  • 2001 - Master's Degree in European Law, European College of Bruges (Belgium).
  • 2000 - Master's Degree in European Integration, Universidad del País Vasco (Spain).
  • 1998 - Degree in en European and International Law, University of Leuven (Belgium).
  • 1998 - Graduate of Law and Degree in Economics, Universidad de Deusto (Spain).
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  • Member of the Spanish Association for the Defence of Competition (AEDC).
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  • Carlos has published a wide variety of articles and works for both specialist and general publications and media.
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Lectures list

  • During his diverse career, Carlos has been a speaker at several prestigious seminars and events at universities and institutions such as the Spanish Association for the Defence of Competition (AEDC) and the Instituto Superior de Derecho y Economía (ISDE).
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