Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe (London)

Saira Henry

Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe (London)
Lawyer (Associate)

Saira Henry is a Senior Associate in the Firm’s Antitrust & Competition group in London. Saira advises on EU and UK competition law matters, including merger control and anti-competitive conduct (cartels, abuse of dominance and other restrictions on competition). She has acted for clients in a broad range of sectors, including in the technology, telecommunications, consumer goods, energy and financial sectors.Saira undertook a secondment at the UK’s Competition and Markets Authority from December 2018 – May 2019. Saira previously worked at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP in their Brussels office as an associate.

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Matthew G. Rose, Douglas Lahnborg, Saira Henry, Marie-Laure Combet The EU Commission publishes guidance and expands its jurisdiction by capturing transactions below the jurisdictional thresholds of national and EU merger control regimes


The European Commission (“Commission”) is expanding its jurisdiction over transactions by encouraging national competition authorities (“NCAs”) of the EU Member States to ‘refer’ certain transactions to it that fall below the thresholds for mandatory notification at the EU and the national level. On (...)

Douglas Lahnborg, Saira Henry The UK Competition Authority publishes a guidance document explaining how Brexit will affect its powers and processes for competition enforcement both during and after the transitioning period


The UK will no longer be a Member State of the European Union (the “EU”) as of 11 p.m. on 31 January 2020 (“Exit Day”). A ‘transition period’ will run from Exit Day until 11 p.m. on 31 December 2020 (the “Transition Period”). The Competition and Markets Authority (“CMA”) has published a guidance (...)

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