Manuel advises on all aspects of EU and Spanish competition law.
He has been ranked by the legal directory Chambers Europe 2021 as a prominent specialist in competition law in Spain: “Manuel Contreras is recognised for his "very strong analysis capability and ability to link related issues of a different nature".
Manuel is included by the Spanish National Markets and Competition Commission in the list of Non-Governmental Advisors to the International Competition Network.
Before joining the firm as partner, he was a senior lawyer in the competition group of a major international law firm. Earlier in his career, he was a legal intern at the DG Competition of European Commission in Brussels, where he worked on several merger control investigations in the basic industry sector.
Manuel is a teacher of postgraduate students at the Carlos III University in Madrid, a frequent presenter at both business and legal conferences, and has authored several articles relevant to his practice area. A member of the Madrid Bar, he is a case contributor for the publication specialized in competition law of Oxford University.
LANGUAGES: Fluent in Spanish, English and French.
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