Michal Kocon is a senior associate in the firm’s London office where he is a member of the antitrust, competition, and trade regulation practice group providing end-to-end antitrust and competition representation before the European Commission, the Competition and Markets Authority and other national competition authorities. Michal advises clients on a wide spectrum of competition issues, including cartels, horizontal and vertical agreements, merger clearance, abuse of dominance, antitrust compliance and competition litigation. His work covers, in particular, bringing and defending competition law based complaints, designing global go-to-market and brand erosion strategies, monitoring and enforcing selective distribution systems, drafting and implementing antitrust compliance programmes and assisting clients in obtaining merger control clearance.
Prior to joining the firm, Michal was an associate in the Brussels office of an international law firm, where he was a member of the EU Competition Law team. He has also completed a Blue Book traineeship at the European Commission (DG Competition) in 2011-2012.
- “A Look At New Vertical Laws, Their Opportunities And Pitfalls,” Law360, 23 January 2023
- Co-author, “Vertical agreements in the luxury sector,” Journal of European Competition Law & Practice, 2020
- “Now screening: Europe,” Ragtrader, April 2018