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EU: EC attorney joins Shearman & Sterling

 |  April 4, 2019

Shearman & Sterling announced that Sara Ashall has joined the firm as counsel in the Antitrust practice. Sara focuses on EU merger control, cartel investigations, antitrust proceedings and EU State aid law.

Ashall spent five years as an associate in Shearman & Sterling’s Antitrust practice before moving to the technology, media and telecommunications merger unit of DG Competition at the European Commission.

Commenting on the appointment, Global Antitrust Practice Group Leader David Higbee said: “We are pleased to welcome Sara back to the firm. Her time at the commission gives her unparalleled insight into its procedures and decision-making practices which will be a real asset to our clients. Our Antitrust practice is continuing to go from strength to strength and Sara’s appointment further reinforces our position as one of the leading global practices.”

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