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Valeri Bozhikov

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  • Associate | Antitrust and Competition | International Trade and Investment

London

T: +44.20.7972.6257

Brussels

T: +32.2.320.2310

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Valeri Bozhikov is an associate in the antitrust/competition and international trade practice, dual-located in Fried Frank's London and Brussels offices.

Qualified in the UK and the EU, Valeri has extensive experience advising clients on all aspects of EU, UK and international competition law and representing them before the European Commission, as well as UK competition authorities and courts. In addition to his private practice experience, Valeri also spent a year as a secondee with an oil & gas major in their global competition team, advising on, among other things, complex joint venture structures and overall antitrust compliance.

The Legal 500 UK recognizes Valeri as a Key Lawyer in the EU and Competition category, describing him as “an exceptional associate who is high energy and eager to bring his sound judgement to bear on nuanced questions of law”. He is also ranked as Ones to Watch for Competition Law in the 2023 Best Lawyers edition.

Work highlights:

  • Advised clients in con...

Valeri Bozhikov is an associate in the antitrust/competition and international trade practice, dual-located in Fried Frank's London and Brussels offices.

Qualified in the UK and the EU, Valeri has extensive experience advising clients on all aspects of EU, UK and international competition law and representing them before the European Commission, as well as UK competition authorities and courts. In addition to his private practice experience, Valeri also spent a year as a secondee with an oil & gas major in their global competition team, advising on, among other things, complex joint venture structures and overall antitrust compliance.

The Legal 500 UK recognizes Valeri as a Key Lawyer in the EU and Competition category, describing him as “an exceptional associate who is high energy and eager to bring his sound judgement to bear on nuanced questions of law”. He is also ranked as Ones to Watch for Competition Law in the 2023 Best Lawyers edition.

Work highlights:

  • Advised clients in connection with numerous cross-border merger control matters, including Phase II cases before the European Commission and investigations into completed transactions led by the UK Competition and Markets Authority.
  • Advised various private equity funds on all stages of a fund lifecycle from a competition law perspective (formation, ongoing portfolio assistance, including fund-to-fund transfers and exits).
  • Routinely advising clients from a variety of industries on foreign direct investments and EU/UK trade sanctions compliance.

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