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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, Life Sciences and Litigation groups.
Mr. Figueroa has experience in European law and EU Competition law across a wide range of sectors, with a particular expertise in pharmaceuticals, finance and technology. Mr. Figueroa is one of the few practitioners in Brussels to have top experience in all domains of Antitrust / Competition law including:
Mr. Figueroa also has significant experience in General European law, in particular successfully challenging national laws and regulations as contrary to European law.
Mr. Figueroa is a Visiting 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 as a ‘foreign expert in Spain’ for Belgium: Competition/European Law by Chambers Global 2017, according to whom, Mr. Figueroa “frequently represents clients before the Spanish National Competition Authority. Mr. Figueroa was also recommended for Belgium: EU regulatory – Telecommunications by 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.
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)