Herbert Smith Freehills Brussels, Partner
Kyriakos is the Herbert Smith Freehills Brussels office managing partner and EMEA Regional Head of Practice for Competition, Regulation and Trade. He has over 20 years of experience across all aspects of EU and UK competition law, including merger control, cartels, antitrust investigations and advice, distribution agreements, dominance, and competition litigation before the EU courts, as well as foreign direct investment regulation.
Kyriakos has advised clients across a broad range of industries with particular expertise in energy and mining, TMT, financial services, pharmaceuticals, transport and consumer goods. Kyriakos works closely with the Herbert Smith Freehills network to provide advice on multi-jurisdictional transactions and investigations. He brings particular expertise through his background as an EU official, having held positions as a European Commission official at DG Competition’s merger task force and then as a legal assistant in the cabinet of the President of the General Court of the EU, and is a current member of the IBA’s Antitrust Committee.