Lorenzo Fiorilli

Advocaat | Associate


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+32 4 9452 3891

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Lorenzo specialises in EU law and competition law, including State aid. He gives advice to companies and authorities on the State aid aspects of subsidies, transactions and strategic partnerships. Lorenzo has in particular expertise on matters at the interface between State aid law and procurement law. He also advises companies on the opportunities and risks related to the rules on competition and the highly diverse EU legislation on agri-food, health care, life sciences, and industry.

He is involved in various national and European proceedings concerning his areas of specialisation and assists with State aid notifications to the European Commission. Before joining Houthoff, Lorenzo was a competition lawyer for more than four years.

Qualifications & Experience

  • LL.M. European Law School (Maastricht University)
  • LL.B. European Law School (Maastricht University)
  • Houthoff, together with Valther, assisted Actual Leader Group, an important provider on the French flexible labour market, in acquiring a stake in the Dutch employment agency Flex Factory. This is an important step in the growth strategy of Actual Leader Group which envisages to grow 20% in its foreign activities on the European market.
  • Houthoff, together with Nishimura & Asahi, represented OAT Agrio Co. Ltd. ("OAT") in the acquisition of Blue Wave Holding B.V., the holding company of Chrysal International. Chrysal is engaged in the field of producing, selling and distributing branded and private label post-harvest flower care and nutrient products.