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Practice Area European Law and Competition Law

The European and Competition Law department at SÉRVULO is equipped to handle all manner of issues relating to competition, the European Union and the healthcare sector, including laws relating to pharmacies and healthcare products (such as medicines, medical devices and cosmetics). More specifically, it is possible to identify some fields in which the work of SÉRVULO stands out.

SUB-AREAS European Law and Competition Law

SÉRVULO provides clients with support on the prevention side, promoting business practices that conform to competition law frameworks, fostering an understanding of sector legislation in the client’s areas of economic activity and counselling clients on a continual basis to ensure complex regulations are never infringed. The team also represents and defends clients whenever administrative or litigious investigations and hearings do arise.

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Miguel Gorjão-Henriques Alberto Saavedra

SÉRVULO assesses transactions from a market concentration perspective and advises clients on submitting to or negotiating with the relevant competition authorities. SÉRVULO has gained considerable experience advising on concentration matters related to M&A deals, conducting market concentration evaluations and representing the notifying party, the acquired company and interested third parties.

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Miguel Gorjão-Henriques Alberto Saavedra

State involvement in the economic affairs of a company is always a subject of careful scrutiny, by public authorities as well as rival companies. Public aid is one of SÉRVULO’s particular areas of expertise and the firm has a vast experience working across a range of sectors.

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Miguel Gorjão-Henriques Alberto Saavedra

SÉRVULO has represented numerous private and public sector clients in pre-litigation proceedings before the European Commission. The team is well-practised in managing cases heard by the European Union Court of Justice in regards to unfulfilled obligations, liability lawsuits and appeals against verdicts reached by supranational authorities.

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Miguel Gorjão-Henriques Alberto Saavedra

European Union Law covers all areas of economic activity and is becoming increasingly applicable to business operations as well. SÉRVULO has vast experience dealing with the laws that govern the European Union’s internal market, whether relating to individuals or companies, to capital, goods or services.

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Miguel Gorjão-Henriques Alberto Saavedra