Diego Sevilla Pascual, Associate, Competition, Regulatory & Trade
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I am an Associate at Fieldfisher, specialising in international trade matters, working in the competition, regulatory & trade practice.
I advise on a broad range of international trade and regulatory issues under EU and Member State legislations, as well as the application of the WTO and other international agreements.
I have a particular focus on EU trade defence instruments and export controls and sanctions. My recent assignments include representing the EU producers of solarpanels, paper, aluminium wheels and glass fibres in in EU anti-dumping and anti-subsidy cases. Moreover, I have also provided export control advice on the implications of EU sanctions and embargoes, in particular against Iran, Syria and Russia.
I work with clients in various industries, such as aerospace and defence, automotive, semiconductor, construction, aluminium iron and steel, consumer products, agriculture and food products, and chemicals and pharmaceutical products.
I am fluent in English, French and German in addition to my native Spanish.
Sport is one of my main hobbies and I regularly take part in volleyball and badminton competitions.
'Brussels based practice well known for advising EU industry complainants on trade defence and customs matters, including classification, value and origin. Offers additional expertise in EU regulatory issues, sanctions and WTO disputes. Also noted for its knowledge of free trade agreements and trade peferences.
Sources highlight the firm's strong focus on complainant work, with one describing them as "the stars for complainant work", while another says "they are a powerhouse on the producer's side." (Chambers 2017)'