Molly Snaith

Molly Snaith

Antitrust & Foreign Investment Managing Associate, London

Overview

Professional experience

Education and qualifications

Published works

Overview

Molly is a Managing Associate in the Antitrust & Foreign Investment group, based in London. Molly advises on a range of competition matters with a particular focus on large scale European and global merger review. She has a keen interest in the pharmaceutical and life sciences sector as well as extensive experience in the Energy sector. Her experience includes European merger control, global merger control, UK merger control, antitrust and compliance. Since joining Linklaters, Molly has worked on a number of large scale European and global merger control process which involved complex issues, managing global processes, remedies and divestments.

Molly has experience at Linklaters in London and Brussels and at Allens in Sydney. Molly is admitted to practice in New South Wales, Australia.

Work highlights

Recent work highlights include advising:

  • Caesars Entertainment: in relation to its proposed acquisition of William Hill plc.
  • The National Society of Allied and Independent Funeral Directors (SAIF): in relation to the CMA’s Market Investigation into the Funerals market and in particular, the CMA’s proposed remedies.
  • QIAGEN: in relation to its planned takeover by Thermo Fisher Scientific.
  • E.ON: on all competition aspects of E.ON’s and RWE Aktiengesellschaft’s (RWE) far-reaching asset swap including E.ON acquiring a 76.8% stake in Innogy SE (Innogy).
  • Takeda Pharmaceutical Company: in relation to its £46bn recommended offer for Shire plc, the largest ever outbound M&A deal by a Japanese company.
  • Intu: on its proposed merger with Hammerson.

Professional experience

Molly joined the Linklaters Competition practice in 2018 as an Associate. She joined from Allens in Sydney, where she worked for 4 years as an associate. In May 2019, Molly was promoted to Managing Associate.

From September 2018 to January 2019, Molly spent six months on secondment to the Linklaters Brussels office.

Education and qualifications

Molly holds a Bachelor of Laws from the University of Adelaide and a Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice from the Australian National University.

Published works

  • The ihail application: An attempt to innovate or dominate?Molly Snaith, Australian Journal of Competition and Consumer Law update: June 2016