David-Julien dos Santos Goncalves is a managing associate in Linklaters antitrust & foreign investment group in Düsseldorf. He joined the firm in 2019. He specialises in European and German competition law, including merger control, foreign investment control, vertical restraints, cartel and abuse of dominance proceedings. His focus lies on the coordination of complex multijurisdictional merger control and foreign investment control proceedings as well as on antitrust proceedings before competition authorities, civil and arbitration courts. He represents clients before the European Commission, the German Federal Cartel Office as well as the German Ministry of Economics and Energy. David-Julien dos Santos Goncalves graduated in law at the University of Münster and studied economics in Münster and Sankt Gallen.