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March 2022
Brussels, Belgium

Helmut Brokelmann
Partner at MLAB Abogados, S.L.P.


Helmut Brokelmann is managing partner of the firm, which he joined in 1994 and became a partner of in 2000.

He has worked on a range of cases involving Spanish national and EU competition law, EU law in general and regulatory law, across sectors such as telecommunications, media, pharmaceuticals, energy, transport, sports or distribution, both in administrative proceedings (merger filings, cartels and other infringement proceedings) and in litigation before Spanish national courts (follow-on damages actions and stand-alone actions as well as administrative judicial appeal proceedings before the High Court and the Supreme Court) and the European Courts. Over the past ten years he has devoted more and more time to follow-on damages claims.

For Chambers 2017, “German-qualified lawyer Helmut Brokelmann is unanimously recognised as having abundant experience in high-profile behavioural cases. Sources appreciate the way he communicates with the authorities and describe him as “a hard-working, rigorous and excellent lawyer,” with one source adding that he is “very well organised.”

Helmut was research and teaching assistant at the Institute of Public International Law of the University of Munich (1988-1993) and is a regular lecturer in EU and competition law. He is the author of various publications in Spanish, English and German on competition law and EU law. He is the Spanish correspondent for the German competition law journal Wirtschaft und Wettbewerb.

Agenda Sessions

  • Review of National Developments Across 5 Key Jurisdictions

  • Trucks Litigation: Where are we Now?