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

Mr. Barka advises clients in all areas of EU and international competition law, with specific experience in behavioral cases, multijurisdictional merger control clearances, as well as regulatory compliance.

Prior to joining Latham, Mr. Barka worked as an associate at another international law firm in Brussels.

A selection of Mr. Barka’s experience includes representing:

  • A major semiconductor company in an abuse-of-dominance investigation by the European Commission*
  • Saudi Aramco in its US$69.1 billion acquisition of SABIC*
  • Saudi Aramco in its acquisition of Valvoline Inc.’s global products business*
  • DIC Corporation in its acquisition of BASF's global pigments business*

*Matter handled prior to joining Latham

Bar Qualification

  • Brussels Bar - A List


  • LLM in European Law, College of Europe, Bruges, 2018
  • Master in European Law, Université Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne, 2017
  • LLB, University of Strasbourg, 2016

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French
  • Greek
  • Albanian
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