Irene Fraile

Irene Fraile is a qualified lawyer in Spain. She is a member of the Firm’s antitrust law group. She graduated from Universidad Complutense in Madrid and holds a postgraduate degree in competition law from King’s College of London. Irene specialises in EU competition law, state aid and public procurement. She has extensive knowledge of the EU regulatory framework of network industries and payment services, mobile payments in particular. With specialist studies to become a legal adviser to the Spanish Parliament, she is currently representing clients at the European Parliament in connection with the EU payment services legislation.

Prior to joining Constantine Cannon, she trained at Clifford Chance S.L. Madrid, in the competition law department, where she worked on high profile antitrust infringement proceedings before the Spanish authorities and courts as well as on merger and complaint filings before the European Commission.

She is fluent in English, Spanish and Italian.

Irene Fraile's Publications & Speeches

Drug Test: When Are Pay-for-Delay Agreements Illegal?

“Drug Test:  When Are Pay-for-Delay Agreements Illegal?” an article by Irene Fraile, Ankur Kapoor, and Rosa Morales was published in Global Competition Litigation Review, Issue 4,...

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New EU Rules Will Encourage Competition Damages Claims

with Richard Pike, Law360 (November 14, 2014) Click here to read the article.

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The European Court of Justice dismisses the final appeal in a case regarding inter-bank card fees (MasterCard)

e-Competitions publishes article by Constantine Cannon associate Irene Fraile (September 11, 2014). Click here to read the article.

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EU High Court Opens The Door To Umbrella Liability

Law360 (June 10, 2014). Click here to read the article.

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