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Isabel Taylor

Isabel Taylor

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WWL Ranking: Global Elite Thought Leader
WWL Ranking: Thought Leader

Global Leader

Competition - State Aid 2019

Professional Biography

WWL Ranking: Global Elite Thought Leader

WWL says

Isabel Taylor is one of the foremost state aid lawyers in the region, who is highly respected for her profound knowledge of competition regulation.

Biography

Isabel has a broad competition and regulatory practice and advises across a range of industries, including regulated industries, as regards merger control, general competition law, sectoral regulatory requirements and public procurement. She has a particular expertise in state aid law.

Isabel’s recent highlights include advising Northern Powergrid on its price control appeal to the Competition and Markets Authority; Bupa on the CMA's private healthcare market investigation (and subsequent litigation) and American Express on its litigation before the European Court of Justice (on referral from the UK High Court) in relation to the interpretation and validity of aspects of the Interchange Fee Regulation and the second Payment Services Directive.

In relation to state aid, her work includes advising HM Treasury on the banking recapitalisation scheme, the Asset Protection Scheme, its interventions in relation to Northern Rock and Bradford & Bingley, and in relation to RBS’s alternative state aid remedies package; the Portuguese Ministry of Finance in connection with the recapitalisations of four Portuguese banks; BIS on the creation and funding of the Green Investment Bank and Business Bank and Royal Mail on the state aid, competition and regulatory aspects of the government’s proposals for the future of Royal Mail.

Isabel is recognised as a leading individual by ChambersThe Legal 500 and Who’s Who Legal.

Competition 2019

Professional Biography

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Isabel Taylor comes “highly recommended” by market commentators who highlight her as “one of the top lawyers in London for state aid and regulatory matters”.

Biography

Isabel has a broad competition and regulatory practice and advises across a range of industries, including regulated industries, as regards merger control, general competition law, sectoral regulatory requirements and public procurement. She has a particular expertise in state aid law.

Isabel’s recent highlights include advising Northern Powergrid on its price control appeal to the Competition and Markets Authority; Bupa on the CMA's private healthcare market investigation (and subsequent litigation) and American Express on its litigation before the European Court of Justice (on referral from the UK High Court) in relation to the interpretation and validity of aspects of the Interchange Fee Regulation and the second Payment Services Directive.

In relation to state aid, her work includes advising HM Treasury on the banking recapitalisation scheme, the Asset Protection Scheme, its interventions in relation to Northern Rock and Bradford & Bingley, and in relation to RBS’s alternative state aid remedies package; the Portuguese Ministry of Finance in connection with the recapitalisations of four Portuguese banks; BIS on the creation and funding of the Green Investment Bank and Business Bank and Royal Mail on the state aid, competition and regulatory aspects of the government’s proposals for the future of Royal Mail.

Isabel is recognised as a leading individual by ChambersThe Legal 500 and Who’s Who Legal.

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