Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
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Alexandra is a dual qualified (EU/UK) competition lawyer based in London and Brussels. She advises clients on a broad range of EU and national law issues, including cross-border merger control, dawn raids and inspections, and competition and regulatory compliance. She has represented companies and trade associations in an array of sectors including energy, telecommunications, consumer goods/manufacturing and banking.
Alexandra regularly represents clients in merger control proceedings before the European Commission and the UK competition authority, including in complex investigations requiring divestitures. She also assists clients to obtain approval from the European Commission when purchasing assets divested as part of the EU merger procedure.
Alexandra is also a key member of the team monitoring developments relating to the recently enacted Foreign Subsidies Regulation, compliance with which is likely to become a necessity for many companies active in the EU. She represents clients in respect of M&A transactions, competition and regulatory compliance, obtaining clearance from competition authorities for merger transactions, cartel and monopoly investigations, regulatory investigations (obtaining FDI authorizations).
Alexandra also has a significant track record of defending and advising clients in major international cartel investigations in areas such as power cables, ball bearings and Euribor derivatives. Alexandra has experience working with the application of antitrust rules to horizontal and vertical agreements and has advised clients on abuse of dominance issues, including in relation to IP law.
Prior to joining the firm, Alexandra worked for an international law firm in Brussels and spent time on secondment in their Paris office.
LLM, European Law, College of Europe, Bruges
LPC, College of Law in Chester
LLB, University of Durham
- Registered at the Brussels Bar
- Solicitor qualified in England & Wales
- Avast - in its $8bn dollar acquisition by NortonLifeLock, which was unconditionally cleared in Australia, New Zealand, Spain, Germany, the USA and also by the UK CMA following an in-depth phase 2 investigation.*
- Deutsche Telecom subsidiary T-Mobile Netherlands - in a four-to-three mobile market consolidation where unconditional clearance for the acquisition of Tele2 NL was achieved.*
- Angelini, a major Italian pharmaceutical company - to achieve approval from the European Commission for its purchase of assets following the creation of a JV between GSK and Pfizer.*
- Nexans France - in its appeal of a European Commission dawn raid decision and its subsequent appeal of the European Commission's Power Cables fining decision.*
- A major European bank - in connection with investigations by the American and French regulatory authorities.*
* Prior to joining Norton Rose Fulbright
The Legal 500:
"for the breadth of her domestic and international expertise, encompassing Phase I and II merger control reviews, cartel investigations, and e-Discovery issues in competition cases"
"an inquiring mind and a strong grasp of the interaction between the merger control process, data protection issues and other areas of law in which she is an expert"
"positive, holistic outcomes for her clients."
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