Javier Salinas

Senior associate
+34 91 576 19 00


Javier specialises in Competition Law and EU Law. Before joining Ramón y Cajal Abogados, he completed an internship at the Competition Directorate-General of the European Commission and worked at leading national and international law firms. Javier has advised national and multinational companies from a large range of business sectors, such as the audiovisual, telecommunications, consumer goods, real estate and financial sectors.  

He has experience in all areas of Competition Law, specialising in particular in merger control, and has acted on behalf of companies in infringement proceedings of the competition authorities and in litigation relating to Competition Law. Javier also regularly advises on matters relating to EU Law.

Particularly worthy of note is Javier’s experience in the implementation of competition compliance programmes for companies.


  • Degree in Law from the Universidad Complutense of Madrid.
  • Masters in EU and Competition Law from the Universidad Carlos III of Madrid.
  • Postgraduate Diploma in EU Competition Law from King’s College, University of London.


Javier is a speaker on the Masters in European Law and Competition Law of the Universidad Carlos III of Madrid.


  • Collaboration on the book “Comentarios a la Ley de Defensa de la Competencia” (“Notes on the Competition Act”), Third Edition. Thomson Civitas, 2012.
  • Co-author of the article “Lectura crítica de la Decisión de la Comisión Europea en el asunto Telefónica / Portugal Telecom” (“A critical reading of the Commission Decision in the case Telefónica / Portugal Telecom”), in “Problemas prácticos y actualidad del Derecho de la Competencia” (“Practical problems and current trends in Competition Law”).  Anuario 2014. Cizur Menor (Navarra): Aranzadi, 2015.
  • Co-author of the article “Comentario crítico sobre el posicionamiento de la CNMC en relación con la prescripción de la infracción de la obligación de suspensión de la ejecución de una concentración” (“A critical commentary on the positioning of the CNMC in relation to the statute of limitation of breach of the obligation to suspend the completion of a merger”), in “Problemas prácticos y actualidad del Derecho de la Competencia” (“Practical problems and current trends in Competition Law”). Anuario 2015 Cizur Menor (Navarra): Aranzadi, 2016.
  • Co-author of the article “Autoridades de competencia y derechos audiovisuales del fútbol en España: regulación, supervisión y especulación” (“Competition authorities and audiovisual rights of football in Spain: regulation, supervision and speculation”, in Actas de Derecho Industrial y Derecho de Autor, Vol. 35, 2014-2015. Marcial Pons, 2015.


  • Ilustre Colegio de Abogados de Madrid (Madrid Bar Association).
  • Asociación Española de Defensa de la Competencia (Spanish Competition Association).


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