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Laura Philippou

Baker & McKenzie LLP


Laura Philippou is a senior associate in the Competition, Trade & Foreign Investment Practice of Baker & McKenzie's London office. She advises across competition, anti-bribery, trade and other regulatory regimes. She qualified in 2012.

Practice Focus

Laura advises on all areas of EU and UK competition law, alongside anti-bribery, trade and other regulatory regimes. She has extensive experience managing internal and regulator-led investigations, of the cartels leniency and settlement processes, and of GC and CJEU litigation. She advises on complex competition questions across industry sectors with a particular focus on TMT. She has significant experience advising on CMA Market Investigations and Studies, and on public interest interventions in media and technology mergers. Laura's trade experience includes advice on financial sanctions and export controls.


  • England & Wales~United Kingdom (2012)
  • Ireland (Solicitor)


  • College of Europe, Bruges (LLM in European Legal Studies) (2009)
  • King's College London (LLB) (2008)
  • University of Paris I (Pantheon-Sorbonne) (Maîtrise en Droit) (2008)


  • English
  • French
Co-author, Compliance and Risk Management Chapter of Telecommunications Laws in Europe, 6th Edition, covering both the UK Bribery Act and international anti-corruption regimes.