Damian specializes in competition law and the law of regulated markets. He is based in the firm’s Brussels office and jointly heads the firm's Competition, Regulated Markets & EU Law Group. His work includes advice on dominance and cartel issues, merger control, State aid and regulatory issues relating to communications, broadcasting and network infrastructure. He represents clients before the European Commission, the Irish Competition Authority, the Irish Courts and the European Courts in Luxembourg.
Damian Collins is widely recommended for competition/EU law matters, and has notable experience in representing clients before the European Commission, the Irish Competition Authority and the European Courts in Luxembourg. Damian is the only Irish competition lawyer listed in the Chambers Global Directory. Chambers, 2013
Damian Collins is an excellent resource and “very pragmatic and knowledgeable about EU processes”. The Legal 500, 2013
Damian Collins is "utterly brilliant". Not only is he regarded as a “walking encyclopaedia on competition issues,” but clients also value him as “customer-oriented and responsive, with considerable knowledge of our business and the potential threats that might arise.” Chambers, 2012
Damian Collins has ‘excellent inside knowledge of Brussels and the EU’. The Legal 500, 2012