DWF-RCD appoints new partner, Gerard Pérez Olmo
With the addition of this new partner, the firm reinforces its competition law area
On the back of its recent integration with DWF, and continuing its commitment to attract top talent, the global legal business, DWF-RCD has appointed Gerard Pérez Olmo as a partner in the Competition area of the business, allowing DWF-RCD to further increase its multijurisdictional capacities.
Pérez Olmo has over 20 years of experience in matters related to restrictive competition practices, the control of concentrations and unfair competition, on which he advises numerous companies and national and international associations, acting before administrative authorities and judicial courts on both a domestic and EU level. He also has an in-depth understanding of the regulatory framework of various regulated sectors, such as energy and healthcare, telecommunications and transport.
DWF-RCD’s new partner has a law degree from University of Pompeu Fabra and a Master’s Degree in European Community Law, Institute for European Studies of the Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB). He is currently President of the Spanish Association for the Defense of Competition (AEDC).
Adolf Rousaud, Co-managing Partner of DWF-RCD, said: “The addition of Gerard represents a decisive commitment to grow our business with individuals who have complementary skills that will add to our capabilities. Gerard's experience in Competition Law practice will no doubt enhance our position in the market".
Ignasi Costas, Co-managing Partner of DWF-RCD, said: “After the recent integration with DWF, this move further strengthens our vision of talent as one of the axes of growth of the firm. We hope that the addition of a new partner is the first of many in this new era".