Antitrust and Foreign Investment Counsel, London
“I have a decade of experience advising clients across the spectrum of antitrust issues. I focus on understanding market trends and analysing the impact on our clients’ businesses."
Education and qualifications
Emma is a Counsel in the Antitrust & Foreign Investment group, she focuses on understanding market dynamics and helping our clients get ahead of antitrust and foreign investment challenges.
Emma works closely with clients to provide updates on market trends, legal and regulatory developments and considers how they may impact their business. With over ten years’ experience as a competition lawyer, Emma has experience advising on cartel investigations, mergers and acquisitions, market investigations, abuse of a dominant position and other commercial agreements. She has completed inhouse secondments to Visa and UBS. Emma offers a balance of legal and market experience and is a key contact for clients as part of their core Linklaters’ teams.
Emma writes extensively in relation to important legal developments, including client alerts, in-depth publications and thought leadership pieces. She acts as an in-house technical expert, giving insight on market developments and providing strategic legal advice and practical solutions on a wide range of issues relating to EU and UK competition law.
Emma has worked across a range of sectors including financial services, energy, technology and consumer.
Emma led the team that developed our Dawn Raid App and supports clients in customising the app to best suit their needs. She has led the competition team’s focus on competition law and sustainability, a topic which is increasingly prominent. She also has extensive experience advising on compliance policies with a focus on advising clients on market standard practice.
Emma is appointed as a Deputy District Judge on the South East Circuit of England & Wales.
Emma is a regular speaker on competition law at Linklaters events and external conferences. She is a regular contributor to our LinkingCompetition blog as well as our UK Merger Control blog, Platypus. She is co-author of a chapter on Environmental Sustainability and EU Merger Control in Competition Law, Climate Change & Environmental Sustainability.
Emma has tutored undergraduate students at Oxford University in Competition Law and prior to starting her legal career worked as a research assistant to Dr. Ariel Ezrachi Professor of Competition Law at University of Oxford.
She is a member of the Competition Law Section of the Law Society and the Inclusive Competition Forum.
Education and qualifications
Emma holds a first class degree in Law with Law Studies in Europe (German law) from the University of Oxford. As part of her degree she spent a year studying German law at the University of Konstanz, Germany.
She speaks English and German.