Luis Ortiz Blanco


Luis Ortiz Blanco is a partner at the EU and Competition Law Department of Garrigues. He is a former official of DG Comp of the European Commission. His main focus is on procedural competition issues and competition matters in the transport markets.

He is Professor of Procedural Aspects of EC Competition Law and Trade Defence Measures at the College of Europe and of Private International Law at the Universidad Complutense, Madrid. He also directs the Annual EU and Spanish Competition Law Program at the Instituto de Estudios Bursátiles, Madrid.

He serves as President of the Asociación Española para la Defensa de la Competencia, Secretary General of the Fédération Internationale de Droit Européen and Secretary General of the Asociación Española para el Estudio del Derecho Europeo.

In addition, he is the Editorial Director of the Gaceta Jurídica de la Unión Europea y de la Competencia, and a member of the Advisory Board of the European Competition Journal. His publications include 'EC Competition Procedure', 'Shipping Conferences under EC Antitrust Law' and 'Market Power in EC Antitrust Law'.