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Client Choice – International 2013
Salomé Cisnal de Ugarte is a member of Mayer Brown’s
antitrust/competition and government/global trade groups,
based in Brussels. She specialises in European law, with a
particular emphasis on EU competition law, international trade
and government strategies. Ms Cisnal de Ugarte advises
international companies on all areas of EU antitrust and
competition law (cartels, mergers, abuse of dominance, state
aid). Her practice also spans international trade, as well as
litigation before the European courts. She has particular sector
expertise in financial services, consumer goods and energy.
Before joining Mayer Brown, she worked for a leading European
law firm in Brussels and in-house for a major US corporation.
Ms Cisnal de Ugarte graduated
summa cum laude
from the
University of Deusto (law and economics), Harvard Law School
(LLM) and the European University Institute (PhD), and was a
Fulbright scholar. She speaks Spanish, German, English, Italian
and French. She is an adjunct professor at IE Law School, and
writes and lectures on competition and trade.
Mayer Brown
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+32 2 551 59 81
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What clients said
“She provides brilliant and spot-on advice on the
legal issues, as well as on the required strategy to
get the best results – an aspect that other lawyers
often tend to ignore.”
“Salomé’s prior in-house experience and her
familiarity with the expectations of US and European
clients further enhance her value.”
“She not only has access to the top-level authorities
in the European Union (particularly in the competition
world), but also throughout the world, which is
sometimes very useful when facing critical issues.”
“Her extensive experience with both competition law
and consumer protection law sets her apart from
most practitioners; however, it is her ability to apply
this knowledge to actual business situations, and
to understand how to use this to address clients’
business goals, that truly marks her value to a client.”
Cisnal de Ugarte, Salomé
Mayer Brown – Counsel |
Winner – Competition, European Union