Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati has added a former European Commission lawyer and Hong Kong Competition Commission official to its antitrust and competition department in Brussels, boosting the firm’s antitrust and competition practice at a time when the European Commission has been cracking down on companies and closely monitoring and enforcing competition and antitrust laws.

Jindirich Kloub Jindrich Kloub. (Courtesy photo)

Jindrich Kloub is a longtime competition official who spent most of his career at the European Commission, according to his LinkedIn profile. He worked as a lawyer at DG Competition, the commission’s antitrust division, between 2006 and 2008, and returned to the same role three years later in 2009. In 2017, Kloub left the commission to join the Hong Kong Competition Commission as its executive director of operations.