José María Jiménez Laiglesia is a partner in the Antitrust & Competition Practice in Latham & Watkins’ Madrid office. Mr. Jiménez Laiglesia is recognized as one of the leading competition lawyers in Spain. He has represented national and international companies, financial institutions, and private equity firms in a wide variety of matters before the Spanish and EU competition authorities, as well as having extensive experience in regulated sectors. He is also a well-known specialist in the jurisdictional review of competition and regulatory decisions having intervened in numerous cases before the Audiencia Nacional and the Supreme Court in Spain. Recognized as Band 1 by Chambers for his practice, Mr. Jiménez Laiglesia is an expert in Spanish and EU competition law with nearly 30 years of experience. He has been involved in numerous mergers, cartel investigations, and other issues, such as abuse of a dominant position and state aid. He has represented clients in a wide number of cases before both Spanish and European competition authorities and courts.