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Francesca Richmond

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Baker McKenzie LLP


Francesca Richmond is a litigator advising clients on commercial, competition and regulatory issues, recommended in the field of Competition Litigation by Legal 500. Francesca advises regulators and regulated entities on risk management and contentious matters, focusing on securing commercial outcomes by application of competition law, EU law, human rights and domestic judicial review principles. She has extensive experience in a broad range of sectors including financial services, broadcasting, online and copy advertising, food and consumer goods.


Law Society of England and Wales; Law Society of Ireland; Administrative Law Bar Association


King's College London, UK (LL.M.) (2003); King's College London, UK (LL.B.) (2002)

London: Dispute resolution

Competition litigation

Within: Competition litigation

Baker McKenzie's team draws on the firm's international presence to offer claimants and defendants cross-jurisdictional representation in competition litigation, including standalone and follow-on damages claims. The group is led by Francesca Richmond, who advised Eurofoam on the defence of a claim brought by multiple claimants following a European Commission decision that the client was involved in a cartel infringement in various European jurisdictions; leading to a settlement out of court. Keith Jones and senior associate Jennifer Reeves are also recommended.

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London: Public sector

Administrative and public law

Within: Administrative and public law

Baker McKenzie serves an impressive range of clients from regulators and well-known corporate clients to pressure groups and those in need of pro bono assistance. It has especially notable experience in the healthcare, pharmaceutical, technology and finance sectors. It advised the United Nations Commissioner for Refugees on a number of high-profile refugee law cases. It also acted for Stonewall Equality as intervener in a complex case involving equality and human rights issues with regard to a transgender father and continues to advise the BBC Trust on its public law issues. Joanna Ludlam heads the regulatory, public and media law team working with Francesca Richmond, senior associate Joanne Redmond and Mary Jordan who joined in September 2017 and who has a focus on regulations and investigations in the finance sector.

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  • The New Turkish Code of Obligations: Important Changes for Leases of Residential & Business Premises

    For decades, the primary Turkish laws governing leases of residential and business premises have been the Law on Leasing Real Property dated May 27, 1955 (the ‚ÄúLease Law‚ÄĚ) and the Turkish Code of Obligations No. 818 dated April 22, 1926 (the ‚ÄúObligations Code‚ÄĚ). Both of these laws, however, will be repealed and replaced with the new Turkish Code of Obligations No. 6098 dated January 11, 2011 (the ‚ÄúNew Obligations Code‚ÄĚ), which will enter into force on July 7, 2012.
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