Alfonso Gutiérrez

Partner since 2005 ––– Madrid
Member no. 65027 of the Madrid Bar Association
Main practice areas
  • English



Alfonso Gutiérrez is a lawyer in the Madrid office of Uría Menéndez. He joined the firm in 1999 and became a partner in January 2005. He is currently a member of the EU and Competition Law Practice Area.

His practice focuses on EU and Spanish competition law. He is regularly asked to advise on EU and Spanish mergers in a variety of sectors, such as banking, energy, telecommunications, aviation, industrial products and pharmaceuticals.

Alfonso frequently acts in litigious matters concerning the individual or collective abuse of a dominant position and the conclusion of restrictive agreements. He intervenes on a regular basis in proceedings for infringements of Article 102 of the EU Treaty and Article 2 of the Spanish Competition Law.

He also regularly represents clients before the European Commission in State aid cases.

He has been recognised as a top competition and antitrust lawyer by Chambers Global and Chambers Europe since 2002. The Legal 500  and Who’s Who Legal have also listed him as a recommended lawyer since 2010.

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  • Law Degree, Universidad de Salamanca, 1991
  • LL.M. in EU Law, Catholic University of Leuven, 1992
  • LL.M. in EU Law, College of Europe, Bruges, 1993

Professional associations

  • Madrid Bar Association

Additional information

Seminars and conferences

Alfonso is a regular speaker and commentator at law seminars and conferences pertaining to his field of expertise.

Recent publications

  • Alfonso Gutiérrez, Ana Raquel Lapresta. In The Cartels and Leniency Review, 9th Ed. John Buretta (Editor), John Terzaken (Editor). London: Law Business Research, 2021

  • Jaime Folguera, Alfonso Gutiérrez, José Massaguer, José Manuel Sala Arquer, Ana Encinas Rodríguez. In Aranzadi, 2020

  • Alfonso Gutiérrez. In Comentario a la Ley de Defensa de la Competencia (6.ª ed.) y a los preceptos sobre organización y procedimientos de la Ley de creación de la Comisión Nacional de los Mercados y la Competencia. Jaime Folguera (Director), Alfonso Gutiérrez (Director), José Massaguer (Director), José Manuel Sala Arquer (Director), Ana Encinas Rodríguez (Coordinador). Cizur Menor (Navarra): Aranzadi, 2020

  • La aplicación del test de las plenas funciones tras Austria Asphalt

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    Alfonso Gutiérrez, Alberto Pérez Hernández. In Actualidad Jurídica Uría Menéndez, n.º 54, 2020

  • Alfonso Gutiérrez. In Actualidad Jurídica Aranzadi, n.º 967, 2020