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Hogan Lovells International LLP

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Ciara Kennedy-Loest

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Work +44 20 7296 2000
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Hogan Lovells US LLP

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Whether you are looking for someone to help you coordinate a global merger, fight your corner in a procurement dispute or help you make sense of the State aid rules, Ciara can assist. The regulatory insights and contacts she has with anti-trust agencies from splitting her twenty years with the firm between our London and Brussels offices can make all the difference when it comes to getting your mergers through.

Her punchy and pragmatic style has also made her a household name in the field of public procurement where she has secured great results for clients in the UK courts and also the European Courts in Luxembourg where she has a 100% success rate.


London: Corporate and commercial

EU and competition

Within: EU and competition

Suyong Kim and Angus Coulter  head the practice at Hogan Lovells International LLP , whose client roster includes Vodafone, Korean Air and Mars. The practice is particularly noted for its work in merger control activity in the media and entertainment sphere. Kim and Mark Jones have been representing News Corporation in the CMA Phase 2 merger investigation into the proposed takeover of Sky by 21st Century Fox, while Coulter has been advising Trinity Mirror on its intended acquisition of publishing assets of the Daily Express, Daily Star and OK! magazine among others. Jones also successfully handled the complex competition and public interest issues arising out of Hytera’s public takeover of Sepura, addressing national security concerns and obtaining a swift Phase 1 clearance. Susan Bright is noted for her experience in advising on antitrust investigations in the financial services sector and, while Ciara Kennedy-Loest  is strong for advice in the aerospace and defence, automotive and mobility and energy and natural resources sectors.

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