European Commission - Legal Service (Brussels)

Pedro Caro de Sousa

European Commission - Legal Service (Brussels)
Member of the Legal Service

Pedro Caro de Sousa was a competition expert with the OECD between 2015 and 2021, where he worked on a variety of competition-related topics, before joining the European Commission’s Legal Service (Competition Team) in 2022. He is a qualified lawyer in Portugal and a barrister of England and Wales, having worked for Linklaters LLP between 2005 and 2014. He obtained a DPhil from the University of Oxford in 2012, where he was a tutor in EU and competition law. Before joining the OECD, Pedro was a lecturer in Law at the University of Reading, and a tutor at King’s College, University of London. He was also a Visiting Scholar at the European University Institute and an Associate Research Fellow at New York University’s School of Law.


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168 Bulletin

Pedro Caro de Sousa The UK Court of Appeal holds that the concept “overlapping jurisdictions” is relevant merely to situations where Article 21 ECMR is contingently applicable (Ryanair)


Ryanair v. Competition Commission and Aer Lingus in the Court of Appeal (Civil Division) [2012] CAT 29* Majority and Minority Shareholders Commuting between Dublin, Brussels and London Keeping with this blog’s recent focus on aviation related cases, this post will look into a decision by the (...)

3723 Review

Giuseppe Colangelo, Viktoria Robertson, Kayvan Hazemi Jebelli, Antonio Manganelli, Antonio Nicita, Deni Mantzari, Pedro Caro de Sousa, Virginia Pavel Dobre, Friso Bostoen, Daniel Mândrescu, Vikas Kathuria Competition policy in the digital economy


This special issue aims at feeding the current debate about the role of competition policy in the digital economy by addressing some key topics. These include challenges associated with digital ecosystems, the European Commission’s Digital Markets Act, the role of interim measures, mergers and (...)

Pedro Caro de Sousa, Pedro Gonzaga, James Mancini, Cristina Volpin, Sabine Zigelski OECD: The 2019 Competition Open Day discusses cutting-edge topics recently addressed by the OECD Competition Committee (Feb. 27th, 2019, Paris)


The first OECD Competition Open Day took place on 27th February 2019. Its purpose was for the OECD to reach out to the broader competition policy community, including practitioners, businesses, academics and students, in the work of the OECD. While the work of the OECD Competition Committee is (...)


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