Ana Raquel Lapresta is a lawyer in the Brussels office of Uría Menéndez. She joined the firm in 2009 and is currently an associate of the EU and competition law department.

Her practice focuses on EU and Spanish competition law. She has wide experience advising clients in merger control proceedings, including international multifiling coordination. Ms Lapresta also has wide experience in representing clients in procedures before the European Commission, the Spanish competition authorities and the EU courts for the investigation of anticompetitive infringements, such as pan-European cartels, cases involving abuses of dominance and other restrictive practices and agreements.

Ms Lapresta has advised companies and associations on compliance programmes on competition matters related to intellectual property and regulatory issues in a range of sectors, including the financial, insurance, electric and telecommunications sectors.