Miguel Mendes Pereira has been practising competition law for 30 years, with a particular focus on defence in cartel matters, merger control and State aid matters, and implementation of antitrust compliance programmes.

His practice covers a wide range of industries, including food, pharmaceuticals, air transport, energy, financial services and media. He has a stellar track record before the EU’s top courts, and possesses longstanding experience in state aid matters and merger control.

He previously worked at the European Commission, the General Court of the EU and the Portuguese Competition Authority. Miguel was also a lecturer at the Law Faculty of the Lisbon University between 1992 and 2012.