AEL law firms advise their clients in relation to the various aspects of EU laws. EU practices in the firms have good expertise in and have handled numerous antitrust and state aid matters and regularly advise clients on internal-market issues regulated by EU law in banking and finance, energy, pharmaceuticals, telecommunications, transport, customs, consumer protection, employment law and other areas, as well as the implementation of EU laws in national jurisdictions.
AEL law firms regularly advise multinational companies, trade associations and governmental entities on various aspects of EU law in particular sectors. The experts provide pragmatic and commercially oriented advice. The firms are active in a variety of national and EU projects, have been involved in national implementation and harmonisation of EU legislation, as well as in negotiating and drafting cross-border contracts and other documents. The firms provide advice to ensure that business practices comply with the relevant regime, deals with the competent authorities both at a national and European level and represent claimants and defendants in proceedings before the national Courts, the General Court and the Court of Justice of the European Union.