Francesca Miotto wins adulation from peers as an "impressive follow-on damages expert" who provides "strong insights into the Commission's thinking and likely reactions".
Francesca is counsel in the antitrust team in Brussels and is a member of the life sciences group. Francesca has 13 years’ experience in all aspects of EU competition law in a diverse range of sectors. She has particular experience in advising on complex multi-jurisdictional merger reviews and investigations by the European Commission (EC), including cartel settlement procedures and abuse of dominance issues.
Francesca has also represented clients in appeal proceedings before the European courts and frequently advises on private enforcement matters.
Recent EU cases include advising major global banks in confidential and parallel antitrust investigations by various competition authorities, including the EC, and acting for Scania in the EC’s trucks cartel investigation and related private damages claims.
Francesca regularly publishes and speaks on competition law and life sciences topics. Francesca is qualified in the UK and Belgium and has spent time working in both the London and Brussels antitrust teams, as well as in our Paris office.
Allen & Overy's antitrust and competition practice comprises over 120 specialists operating across Asia, Australia, Europe and North America. The practice advises corporate clients and financial institutions on their global antitrust policies, litigation and regulatory strategies and has acted on some of the highest-profile and most complex cases in recent years.