Alvaro López Usatorre is an associate in the Brussels office of Latham & Watkins and a member of the firm’s Global Antitrust & Competition Practice.

Mr. López Usatorre advises multinational companies on EU competition law matters with a particular focus on merger control, State aid and regulatory issues. 

Prior to joining Latham, Mr. López Usatorre worked at a leading boutique specialized in EU and Spanish competition law in Madrid. He has also worked as a trainee at the Directorate General for Competition at the European Commission, where he focused on antitrust issues in the media sector.

Mr. López Usatorre contributes to some of the leading academic blogs and magazines in the field of competition law, such as Concurrences, Wolters Kluwer, and Global Competition Litigation Review.

Bar Qualification

  • Brussels Bar - E List
  • Spain (Abogado)


  • LL.M. in European Law and Economic Analysis, College of Europe, Bruges, 2018
  • LL.M. in Legal Practice, Universidad Nacional a Distancia - UNED, 2018
  • MA in European Studies, Universidad de Salamanca, 2016
  • Bachelor of Laws, Universidad de Salamanca, 2012

Languages Spoken

  • Spanish
  • English
  • French
  • Italian