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Pablo Figueroa is a Senior Associate at the Brussels office of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher. He is a member of the firm’s Antitrust and Competition, Financial Institutions, Private Equity, Life Sciences and Litigation groups.
Pablo has experience in EU and International Competition law across a wide range of sectors, with a particular expertise in pharmaceuticals, finance, private equity and technology.
Mr. Figueroa is one of the few practitioners in Brussels who has a leading role in assignments relating to all domains of Antitrust/Competition law including:
Mr. Figueroa has a particular expertise in the financial industry including acting for UBS, Santander, the Lloyds Group, insurance firms, payment systems, brokerage firms, fintech firms and the private equity firms referred to above in many type of assignments encompassing a variety of asset classes, securities and futures markets.
Mr. Figueroa is a Lecturer at Queen Mary University (London, United Kingdom), a guest lecturer on Competition law at the Universidad de Deusto (Bilbao, Spain) and at the University of Oxford (United Kingdom). He is an editor of World Competition, Law and Economics Journal (Kluwer) and has acted as a consultant for the European University Institute (Florence, Italy). His paper on “RPM Under EU Competition Law: Some Considerations from a Business and Economic Perspective” was awarded ‘Best Business Economics Article – 2014’ by the Antitrust Writing Awards 2014. Mr. Figueroa is ranked by Chambers Global 2017 and Legal 500 EMEA 2015.
Mr. Figueroa is a native Spanish and Galician speaker and is fluent in English and French. He is admitted to practice before all Spanish Courts and Tribunals, the European Commission and the EU Courts. Prior to joining Gibson Dunn, Mr. Figueroa practised as an associate in the competition group of a ‘Magic Circle’ firm.
* Includes experience gathered prior to joining Gibson Dunn.
Cornell University - 2006 Master of Laws (LL.M.)
College of Europe - Belgium - 2001 Master of Laws (LL.M.)
University of Deusto - 2000 Law Degree
Belgium - Flemish Bar - Registered European Lawyer
Spain - Colegio de Abogados (Madrid)