As an associate in our Trade and Investment Group, Jorge Torres focuses his practice in EU and international trade law. He brings seasoned experience in trade policy, particularly in the application of trade defence measures, the negotiation of free trade agreements, and the interpretation of WTO rules. Additionally, Jorge's work covers related areas such as EU export controls and economic sanctions, as well as customs issues. He recently worked on a number of matters in the life sciences and energy sectors.
Jorge was a trainee at the unit responsible for the implementation of antitrust rules in the financial sector at the European Commission's Directorate-General for Competition. Additionally, he worked as a trainee at the Directorate of the Energy Charter Secretariat on various energy-related trade and investment issues and the Trade Commission of the Spanish Embassy in Morocco.
Areas of Focus
Assisting a sovereign government in Latin America in its free trade agreement negotiations with the EU.
Advising numerous companies on the applicability of the EU sanctions against Russia, Iran, Syria, Ukraine, and other jurisdictions.