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Slaughter and May

Living Wage
ONE BUNHILL ROW, LONDON, EC1Y 8YY, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7600 1200
Fax:
Fax 020 7090 5000
DX:
11 LONDON CHANCERY LANE WC2
Email:
Web:
www.slaughterandmay.com
Beijing, Brussels, Hong Kong, London

Claire Jeffs

Tel:
Work 020 7600 1200
Email:
Slaughter and May

Work Department

Competition

Position

Partner. Claire works in the firm's Brussels and London offices. She has been involved in a large number of high profile merger cases before the UK and EU competition authorities, as well as coordinating merger approvals world-wide. On the contentious side she has been involved in many cartel and other behavioural cases, including on appeal to the General Court in Luxembourg.

Languages

French and Russan (fluent). German (proficient).

Education

University of Cambridge, University of Brussels


London: Corporate and commercial

EU and competition

Within: Leading individuals

Claire Jeffs - Slaughter and May

Within: EU and competition

The standard of service at Slaughter and May¬†¬†is ‚Äėalways of the highest calibre‚Äô, and the practice is rated for its ‚Äėextremely responsive, friendly and knowledgeable‚Äô approach.¬†¬†Philippe Chappatte¬†(‚Äėdeep legal knowledge in the whole of this field, can think creatively about problems, always helpful‚Äô) is the global head of the firm‚Äôs Competition Group. Chappatte and¬†Jackie Holland¬†¬†acted for payments systems infrastructure provider VocaLink and its shareholders in relation to its acquisition by Mastercard, which was referred to the CMA and necessitated the development of a set of behavioural undertakings, which the CMA accepted in lieu of a Phase 2 investigation. The ‚Äėvery astute and attentive‚Äô¬†¬†Claire Jeffs¬†¬†acted for Google on the European Commission‚Äôs investigation into its AdSense for Search advertising services and Android operating system. Other highlights saw¬†Bertrand Louveaux¬†¬†representing Punch Taverns on the CMA‚Äôs Phase 1 review of Heineken‚Äôs acquisition of the Punch Securitisation A Estate and¬†Isabel Taylor¬†advising the UK Treasury on a series of measures put forward to the European Commission to be implemented by RBS in lieu of its State aid commitments to divest the Williams & Glynn business.

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