Lisa Eger

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer (London)
Lawyer (Senior Associate)

Lisa advises on antitrust and regulatory aspects of cross-border M&A (including public takeovers) as well as international antitrust investigations and state aid. Based in London, Lisa is dual-qualified as a solicitor (England & Wales) and Rechtsanwalt (Germany) and has previously worked in both Hong Kong and Beijing. Lisa has acted before the European Commission, the UK’s Competition and Markets Authority, the German Bundeskartellamt as well as competition regulators in both Hong Kong and China. Lisa has extensive experience in devising innovative legal solutions for new and disruptive business propositions in digital markets. Lisa also has a particular focus on the financial sector (fintech, blockchain, banking, asset managers, payment services, stock exchanges) where she has advised on a number of high-profile transactions and investigations and plays a leading role in the firm’s Financial Institutions sector group. In addition, Lisa has experience in a wide range of other industry sectors, including tech, pharma, private equity, retail and aviation/airports. Lisa is also a member of Freshfields’ Senior Women Committee. Before joining Freshfields, Lisa completed a PhD in Law with a research topic at the intersection of competition law and intellectual property law, worked as a research assistant at a renowned German competition law research institute (FIW) as well the Directorate General for Competition at the European Commission (Unit C3 Antitrust: IT, Internet, Consumer electronics) and the legal team of Volkswagen in Beijing, China.

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Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer (London)
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Lisa Eger, Deirdre Trapp, Martin McElwee The UK FCA issues its first formal decision under its competition law enforcement powers by finning three asset management firms in an IPO context (Hargreave / Newton / RAMAM)


On 21 February 2019, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) issued a decision finding that three asset management firms breached competition law in the context of an initial public offering (IPO). This marks the FCA’s first formal decision under its competition law enforcement powers, which it (...)

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