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 (Director), José Massaguer Fuentes (Director). Cizur Menor (Navarra): Aranzadi, 2024

  • Alfonso Gutiérrez. In Comentario a la Ley de Defensa de la Competencia (7.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. Alfonso Gutiérrez (Director), José Massaguer Fuentes (Director). Cizur Menor (Navarra): Aranzadi, 2024

  • Spain. Cartels and Leniency

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    Jokin Beltrán de Lubiano Sáez de Urabain, Alfonso Gutiérrez. In Cartels and Leniency, 12th ed. Romina Polley (Editor), Julian Alexander Sanner (Editor). London: Law Business Research, 2024

  • Tomás Arranz, Alfonso Gutiérrez. In Manual de fusiones y adquisiciones de empresas. Actualizado al RDL 5/2023, de 28 de junio, 4.ª ed. Rafael Sebastián (Director), Martin Jordano (Coordinador). Las Rozas (Madrid): La Ley-Wolters Kluwer, 2024

  • Mario Barros, Alfonso Gutiérrez. Trabajo y Derecho. Monográfico, n.º 18, 2023