Paulo Rocha Abecasis

Managing Economist

Paulo Abecasis advises clients on competition matters, including mergers and behavioural investigations on abuse of dominance or concerted practices.

Paulo has over 10 years of experience in all areas of competition. This includes dealing with complex merger or Article 102 investigations at the EU Directorate-General for Competition and the main national competition authorities in Europe. He has worked with a broad range of clients from basic industries to digital platforms. Paulo was on the team advising Google on the Google Android and Google Shopping investigations, and the merging parties in the Siemens/Alstom, Teva/Allergan cases, among others.

Prior to joining CE in February 2022, Paulo worked for more than 10 years in an economic consultancy firm focused on competition economics.

Paulo’s work has been published in the Antitrust journal of the American Bar Association and in the Journal of European Competition Law and Practice.


Mobile: +44 7825 603134
Office: Brussels
Education: M.Sc.