She holds a degree in Law (2003) and a diploma in Urban Planning and Environmental Law (2004) from Pompeu Fabra University in Barcelona, as well as a Master in European Law from the College of Europe in Bruges, with a scholarship from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (2005).
She began her legal career in 2003 as an intern at Pareja & Associats. Then from 2005 to 2016 she practiced at US law firm Latham & Watkins, providing legal advice on competition, regulatory and EU law to international clients from its offices in Brussels (4 years), London (5 years) and Paris (2 years). Between 2016 and 2019, she joined the international Competition and Regulatory legal department of the European telecoms leader Orange, at its global headquarters in Paris.
Her competition law practice covers restrictive practices (antitrust), merger control, and state aid. Júlia advises companies, professional associations and public bodies in all sectors, helping them manage risks and comply with requirements of national and EU competition law in their contracts and relationships with other businesses and the administration, as well as in their behavior in the market. She also regularly represents clients in infringement proceedings, and in administrative and judicial appeals before EU and Spanish authorities and courts.
Júlia also advises companies, start-ups, platforms and public bodies on regulatory matters in sectors such as the environment, telecommunications, energy, transport, urban mobility, audiovisual content rights and the digital economy, among others.
She has extensive knowledge of the functioning of EU institutions and advises clients on general EU law matters, including environmental law, public procurement, internal market, and all types of EU regulation and procedures.
She has taught courses on competition law and is the author of several articles in Spanish and international publications.