Marie-Laure Combet

Marie-Laure Combet
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Who's Who Legal Competition: Future Leaders - Non Partners

Marie-Laure Combet is of counsel in the Orrick antitrust group, which she joined in 2017. She is based in the Paris office. Prior to joining Orrick, Marie-Laure was counsel in the antitrust and European law practice of a magic circle law firm in Paris.

Marie-Laure has over 10 years of experience advising French and International clients on all French and European competition matters and related types of work (ie, compliance, advisory/transactional and contentious matters).

In addition to traditional fields of competition law, Marie-Laure has also developed considerable experience in relation to state aid matters, as well as general EU law and regulatory matters. Significant experience in this field includes assisting banks, financial institutions and the French state in the backdrop of the 2008 financial crisis (implementation of the French Support Scheme for Financial Institutions, individual R&R measures and orderly resolution for several financial institutions in France and abroad), several airline companies in relation to R&R measures and States or companies in the energy sector (including the EPR Hinkley Point C project in the UK).

Marie-Laure is a member of the French Association of Competition Law Practitioners. She took part in the Lenoir’s report on the European Company Statute (2007) mandated by the French Ministry of Justice and is a former member of the editorial team of the Journal of European Competition Law (Oxford University Press).

Marie-Laure holds a DEA degree in EU law from the University of Paris Paris 2 Panthéon-Assas; and a DESS degree in law and economic globalisation from the University of Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne/ the Paris Institute of Political Studies.

WWL says: Marie-Laure Combet is "an exceptional lawyer" who boasts "high-level expertise" in the competition law space.

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