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Vincent Power

Partner
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A&L Goodbody LLP

Dublin, Ireland
    Local Time: Friday 07:33

Practice Expertise

  • Brexit
  • Commercial & Technology
  • Commercial Contracts
  • EU, Competition & Procurement

Areas of Practice

  • Brexit
  • Commercial & Technology
  • Commercial Contracts
  • EU, Competition & Procurement
  • Finance
  • Food, Drink & Agri
  • Regulatory Risk & Investigations
  • Telecoms
  • White Collar Crime
  • View More

WSG Practice Industries

WSG Leadership

  • Antitrust Group - Member
  • Shipping Group - Member
  • WSG Coronavirus Task Force Group - Member

Profile

Dr Vincent Power is a Partner specialising in EU law, EU and Irish competition/antitrust law, merger control, regulatory law and transport law for national and international as well as public and private clients.

He is Head of the Firm's EU, Competition & Procurement Group which is consistently ranked at the forefront of Irish law firms and he is seen as the most experienced competition lawyer practising in Ireland.

In 2017, he won the ILO Client Choice Award for the category of "EU Competition and Antitrust" across the entire 28 Member State European Union and in 2018, he won the same award for Ireland – these awards are made by The International Law Office in recognition of a partner who excels across the full spectrum of client service. In 2019, he was elected Chairman of the European Maritime Law Organisation.

Vincent has advised on most of the leading competition, merger control, EU law, cartel, abuse of dominance, State aid, joint venture, pricing, refusal to supply, competition investigations, Competition Authority / CCPC and competition litigation cases in Ireland over the last 20 years. He has been involved in several hundred merger filings in Ireland and the EU and has experience and expertise in all of the issues involved. He has developed a particular expertise in regard to Brexit Law.

He is Chairman of the European Maritime Law Organisation.

Bar Admissions
Law Society of Ireland
Dublin Bar Association

Education
Vincent holds a BCL (National University of Ireland) as well as an LLM and PhD (University of Cambridge where he was an Evan Lewis Thomas Law Student).

Areas of Practice

  • Brexit
  • Commercial & Technology
  • Commercial Contracts
  • EU, Competition & Procurement
  • Finance
  • Food, Drink & Agri
  • Regulatory Risk & Investigations
  • Telecoms
  • White Collar Crime

Professional Career



Professional Associations
  • American Bar Association
Seminars
Vincent lectured in Law at the National University of Ireland (1985-89) and the Smurfit Graduate School of Business (1989-90). He is a visiting Professor of EU Business Law at the Netherlands Business School at the University of Nyenrode.
He has been invited to speak at conferences in over a dozen countries worldwide.

Articles

Additional ArticlesVincent regularly writes on EU, competition and regulatory matters for a wide range of publications. He is the author of "EU Shipping Law", which won the Albert Lilar Prize from the Comite Maritime International for the leading work on maritime law published in any language in the world during the previous five years; the 1900-page "Competition Law and Practice" which is widely regarded as the definitive book on Irish Competition law and European Law; and Editor of "Setup a Business". He is regularly listed as a leading practitioner in his field in various guides to lawyers internationally.

Blogs

Ireland IP & Technology Law Blog

A&L Goodbody is an Irish law firm providing expert legal advice across every aspect of business law. The Firm advises a broad domestic and international client base in both the private and public sectors, across the island of Ireland.

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