Our Team

Experience

PhD in Competition Law and Private International Law from the Carlos III University of Madrid. Law degree from the University of Hannover and Master LLM from the Universities of Hanover and Louvain.

She is the author of numerous publications in English, German and Spanish and is a regular contributor to the media. He is a member of the Bar Associations of Madrid and Celle, Germany and participates actively among others in the following professional associations: European Law Institute, Ligue International de Droit de la Concurrence, AEDC, RADC, Deutschen Juristinnenbund and DSJV.

Experience

Law Degree from the Complutense University of Madrid. Diploma in Advanced Studies in Commercial Law from the same University. Master's Degree in Interdisciplinary Gender Studies from the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid. She is certified as Compliance Officer by ASCOM, the Spanish Compliance Association, and IFCA, the International Federation of Compliance Associations and registered as a legal expert on Compliance.
Her Master Thesis, "Analysis of Equality Plans as a tool to achieve effective equality within the Company", has been selected by the UAM for publication.
She has been a member of the Madrid Bar Association since 2001. She participates in the Association of German Women Lawyers, the European Women Lawyer Association, and the Professional Association of Gender Consultancy.
She combines law practice with in-company training and coordinates and teaches postgraduate courses at the University of Deusto.

OUR TEAM

Lilián Fernández Moreno

Graduate in Law from the University of Oviedo. Prior to joining Suderow Fernández Abogadas S.L.P., her professional experience was mainly in the banking sector. She proved her worth by being promoted up to 3 times in Banca March, where she was responsible for 10 years for the management of the Intervention function of the Madrid Wealth Management Department, leading a team of administrative staff. From January to May 2021, she prepared for the CESCOM certification by taking the Compliance Officer Course at the University of Deusto. She was accredited as CESCOM certified after passing the ASCOM exam in June 2021. In May 2021 she joined Suderow Fernández with the aim of participating in an exciting project where she can contribute her value and grow professionally.

Marina de la Torre Arroyo

Marina holds a degree in Administration and Finance and has additional specific training in accounting, legal secretarial skills and data protection. Before joining Suderow Fernández has developed her professional career in the Administration and Legal Secretarial Department of a Spanish-German law firm, Monereo, Meyer, S.L.P. She joined our firm in February 2023 with the aim of broadening her experience and taking on new responsibilities in the legal field.

Verónica Gutiérrez Fernández

Degree in Law from the University of Deusto (Bilbao), specialising in Private and Business Law. Master's Degree in Legal Consultancy from the same University. She also has training in Risk Management and Insurance and Criminal Compliance. Verónica has more than 18 years' experience in the Corporate Legal Consultancy sector. During the last 9 years of her professional career, she has worked as Head of Legal Consultancy for one of the main business groups in the construction and property development sector in the Basque Country, with a national and international presence. Her practice has focused mainly on corporate, commercial and procedural law, although her ability to analyse problems in a global manner and to provide practical solutions has been fundamental in the effective resolution of conflicts, including labour disputes. She has been a member of the Vizcaya Bar Association since 2008. With this incorporation, SUDEROW FERNANDEZ maintains its strategy of growth within Procedural Law and reinforces its Commercial and Corporate Law Department with the aim of consolidating and strengthening its commitment to provide its clients with comprehensive legal advice guided by professional ethics and personalised attention.

Alejandro Martínez Luna

Alejandro is a double Graduate in Law and International Studies of the Carlos III University of Madrid, where he also completed the Double Master's Degree in European Union Law and LL.M. He also has education and experience in the defence sector. Admitted to the ICAM in 2023. With experience in both international law firms and corporate legal counseling, his incorporation to Suderow Fernández Abogadas strengthens the Competition and EU Law practice, especially in litigations arising from cartel conducts and abuse of dominant position. Alejandro's entry follows our growth strategy and shows the firm's commitment to young talent.

Elías Guallar Hernández

Elías holds a degree in Law with a major in Economics from the University of Deusto and a Master of Laws (LL.M.) from Tulane Law School, New Orleans. He completed his internship in international law firms in the field of competition law and has collaborated in volunteer projects and assistance to disadvantaged groups and those at risk of social exclusion. She is currently combining her studies in the Master's Degree in Access to the Legal Profession at the University of Deusto with an internship contract in our firm, which will allow her to develop in parallel in the procedural practice of Competition Law and the private application of international law.

Laura San José Fernández

Laura holds a double degree in Law and Business Administration from the University of Deusto and an LL.M in European and International Human Rights from the University of Leiden. She has completed several internships in international companies and organisations and has collaborated in several volunteer projects with NGOs and various international associations. She is currently combining her studies in the Master for the Practice of Law and Legal Practice at the UNIR with internships in our law firm. Suderow Fernández continues to add top level young talent to its growth project.

Recent references on competition law

Recent publications on competition law

2023

"Den Stier bei den Hörnern gepackt: Erste höchstinstanzliche Urteile in Spanien zur Schadensschätzung im LKW-Kartell."
Ben Bornemann, Dr. Julia Suderow, publicado en NZKART 2023, pp 478 y ss.

Suderow , J., & Krüger, C. (2023). "La presunción del daño causado por un ilícito antitrust según el Tribunal Federal Alemán "(Bundesgerichtshof). CUADERNOS DE DERECHO TRANSNACIONAL, 15(1), 1068-1075.

Suderow, J Mass "Antitrust Damage Claims in Spain Against the Car Manufacturers Cartel" Kluwer Competition Law Blog

2021

"Inteligencia artificial y competencia, acceso a datos en el ejemplo de la movilidad y del vehículo autónomo". Revista de estudios europeos, ISSN 1132-7170, ISSN-e 2530-9854, Nº. 78, 2021 (Ejemplar dedicado a: Retos jurídicos en los mercados digitales), págs. 224-238

"La nueva guía de compliance de la CNMC: contexto y análisis" Victòria Siguan Cervera, Julia Suderow, Iratxe Aguirre de la Cavada. La Ley compliance penal, ISSN-e 2660-7948, Nº. 4, 2021

2019

"Aplicabilidad de un acuerdo de elección de foro a una reclamación de indemnización de daños por vulneración del Artículo 102 TFUE: el caso Apple Sales International" (C-595/17)
Alfonso Luis Calvo Caravaca, Julia Suderow
Cuadernos de derecho transnacional, ISSN-e 1989-4570, Vol. 11, Nº. 2, 2019, págs. 439-451

2017

"Anmerkung zur WPP-Entscheidung: Zur Zuständigkeit des Anhörungsbeauftragten und der Reichweite der Veröffentlichung von Kronzeugenerklärungen“, en Wirtschaft und Wettbewerb 2017, pp. 273-274.

“Spain” en Abuse of Dominant Position and Globalization & Protection and disclosure of Trade secrets and Know how, LIDC series 2016, eds. Kilpatrick, B., Kobel, P., Këllezi, P, Springer, 2017. ISBN: 978-3-319-46890-7

2015

“The binding effect of the decisions of national competition authorities in private antitrust enforcement” Cuadernos de Derecho Transnacional, Vol X, 2015.

2010 - 2013

“Nuevas normas de litispendencia y conexidad para Europa: ¿el ocaso del torpedo italiano? ¿flexibilidad versus previsibilidad?” Cuadernos de Derecho Transnacional, Vol V, Nº 1 2013.

“Nota sobre la sentencia del TJCE Akzo Nobel y otros de 14 de septiembre de 2010: límites al privilegio legal de las comunicaciones entre abogados y sus clientes” Cuadernos de Derecho Transnacional Vol. 3, Nº 1, pp. 316-325.

“La prueba en el proceso sancionador según la Ley 15/2007 de Defensa de la competencia de 3 julio”, en La prueba judicial, eds. Abel Lluch y otros, La Ley, 2011.

“Access to evidence in European commission proceedings and the limits established by its leniency programmes” en: Private Enforcement of Competition Law, Editors: L. A. Velasco S. Pedro y otros, Valladolid, 2011 (pp. 521-534).

2022

"The damages directive in Spain", publicado en
After the Damages Directive: Policy and Practice in the EU Member States and the United Kingdom
SKU:10072186-0001
Andrea Biondi, Gabriella Muscolo, Renato Nazzini, pp. 517-529.

2020

"IA and Competition en An introductory guide to artificial intelligence for legal professionals", Dirs. M.J. Espejo, J. Pavón, Wolters Kluwers.

2018

“Acciones Follow On - Reclamación de daños por infracciones del derecho a la competencia". Coordinado y coeditado por el Consejo General de la Abogacía Española. Tirant lo Blanc, Valencia 2018.

“Forum shopping, litispendencia y follow on claims en europa” en Derecho Europeo de compensación de los daños causados por los carteles y por los abusos de posición de dominio de acuerdo con la Directiva 2014/104/UE, director Juan Ignacio Ruiz Peris, proyecto europeo Training of National Judges in EU Competition Law”, Tirant lo Blanc.

“Aplicación privada del derecho de competencia: Comentario a la primera sentencia relativa a una acción follow on contra el cártel de los camiones Sentencia del Tribunal Regional, Landgericht Hannover, de 18 diciembre de 2017, 18 O 8/17, LKW Kartell”, Revista de Derecho de la Competencia y de la Distribución n.º 22/enero-junio 2018, Nº 22, 1 de ene de 2018, Editorial Wolters Kluwer.

2016

“Spain”, en Compatibility of Transactional Resolutions of Antitrust Proceedings with Due Process and Fundamental Rights & Online Exhaustion of IP Rights, LIDC series 2016, eds. Kilpatrick, B., Kobel, P., Këllezi, P, Springer, 2016.

“Private Antitrust Actions: Special tort jurisdiction after the decision CDC Hydrogen Peroxide”, Cuadernos de Derecho Transnacional, Vol. 8, 2016.

2014

"Private Enforcement in Spanien: Der Rechtsstreit zwischen Schokoladenherstellern und dem spanischen Zuckerkartell“, en Wirtschaft und Wettbewerb Februar 2014, pp.142-152.

Blog

BAN ON PRODUCTS COMING FROM FORCED LABOUR IN THE UNION MARKET

Article 2 of the International Labour Organization (ILO) Forced Labour Convention No. 29 from 1930, defines forced labour as “all work or service which is exacted from any person under...

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