Joaquin Hervada is a Litigation and Regulatory Partner, Head of our EU & Competition department and Co-Head of our ESG practice in Spain.

Joaquín is a non-governmental advisor to the Spanish competition authority, won the Iberian Lawyer 40 under 40 award at 36 years old and is ranked in major directories including Chambers, Legal500, Acritas Stars, Best Lawyers and Who’s Who Legal.

His professional practice covers all areas of EU and competition law, from mergers and acquisitions to infringement procedures and competition litigation.

In the field of merger control, he advises regularly in the structure of transactions (including acquisition structures, restructurings, divestments and strategic alliances) and in the preparation and filing of notifications before competition authorities.

As for infringements and competition litigation, he has participated in numerous infringement procedures for cartels or other anticompetitive practices, assisting clients during competition on-site investigations as well as with submissions and appeals before Spanish and EU courts and authorities. He also acts in claims for damages arising from antitrust infringements and other competition litigation.