Competition Law

  • leading expert competition law team 
  • specialising in mergers and acquisitions and related legal advice
  • successful completion of several projects in this law area, such as position assessment of a major soft drinks retailer in the relevant soft drinks markets from a competition law perspective
  • successful advisory on possible cartel agreements and proceedings involving suspected anti-competitive agreements
  • also advising corporate clients on the application of the leniency programme and providing advice on possible cartel agreements, vertical agreements for abuse of dominance and other aspects of competition law 

In the area of competition, we provide clients with law advice regarding the competition. We deal with issues falling under this area most notably in mergers and acquisitions, merger notifications, as well as advising on clients’ business activities which in specific cases are before the Antimonopoly Office or the courts in connection with competition law infringements. Covering all proceedings stages, from unannounced inspections (dawn raids) to leniency applications, to assistance in settlement negotiations. We help clients structure and assess their business transactions to comply with competition law requirements, including assessing both horizontal and vertical agreements.

Furthermore, assisting clients in drafting bylaws that properly set policies to ensure compliance and avoid potential penalties. We conduct regular professional and tailored training and workshops for our clients. We also represent clients in proceedings before the Antimonopoly Office and in related court proceedings. Lastly, providing legal advice on state aid issues.

Court lawsuits and litigation 

  • representation in court lawsuits
  • representation in inspections carried out by the Antimonopoly Office, in particular dawn raids or subsequent investigations by the authorities, or before the courts
  • representation in all types of proceedings before the Antimonopoly Office 
  • legal assistance in assessing the exchange of sensitive information in legal inspections and transactions, representation in leniency applications
  • advising on rules governing unfair competition, concentration, dominance, cartel practices and state aid
  • mergers analysis and representation during their clearance by the Antimonopoly Office
  • analysis of the dominant position of undertakings and their activities in terms of their compliance with competition rules 
  • analysis of competition law aspects in the public procurement process
  • strategy development to protect against unfair competition, devising business strategies to minimize risks, representation in court proceedings relating to unfair competition and consumer disputes
  • assessment of mergers and representation during their approval by the Antimonopoly Office
  • preparation of transaction documents in compliance with competition rules


  • drafting internal manuals and compliance programs specifically taking into account the client’s needs
  • preparation of transaction documentation 
  • preparation and review of contractual documentation and other agreements for compliance with competition rules
  • preparation of analyses and advice on the assessment of the dominant position of undertakings and their activities from the perspective of their compliance with competition law 

Why act MPH advocates

The common goal is to get the principles right to ensure compliance and help prevent potential sanctions. We have been a highly recommended competition law firm in law firm rankings for several years in a row. This assessment is carried out annually by an independent expert jury. We regularly hold training courses and workshops on the topic of competition.

Our Services

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