Claire Simpson

EFTA Surveillance Authority (Brussels)
Senior Counsel

Claire is a barrister with 20 years of international experience in the fields of EU and tax law. In 2017, she joined the Legal Service of the EFTA Surveillance Authority, where she is responsible for the conduct of competition and internal market cases before the EFTA Court and European Court of Justice. Prior to EFTA, Claire was Group Head of Competition law at Euroclear, where she covered a range of antitrust issues worldwide, including in relation to blockchain, crowdfunding and international collateral management. From 1999 to 2007 Claire practised from Gray’s Inn Tax Chambers, London, following a stint in the Chambers of Judge Cooke in the General Court of the EU. Claire also writes on relevant competition law matters and recently published "Dominant firms and selective discounting in the EU: When is ’meeting competition’ a defence?" in the European Competition Journal.

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