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Despoina (Deni) Mantzari

University College London

Dr Despoina (Deni) Mantzari joined the UCL Faculty of Laws in September 2018 as a Lecturer in Competition Law and Policy. Prior to joining UCL, she was a Lecturer at the University of Reading School of Law and Programme Director of the LLM in International Commercial Law (2014-2018). Dr Mantzari holds a PhD from UCL (AHRC doctoral scholarship), an LL.M in European Union Law (distinction) from UCL and a law degree from the National University of Athens, Greece. In 2013-2014, Dr Mantzari was a postdoctoral research fellow at the ESRC Centre for Competition Policy at the University of East Anglia, where she undertook research on behavioural economics and comparative (EU, US) antitrust law. In 2010-2011, she was a visiting researcher at the UC Berkeley Boalt Hall School of Law in the USA and in 2016-2017 she was a Fellow at the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies in London, where she undertook research on the influence of economic evidence on the discretionary assessments of the UK utility regulators as part of her BA/Leverhulme Small Research Grant. Dr Mantzari is Acting Director of the UCL Centre for Law, Economics and Society at UCL, an associate fellow of the Centre of Competition Policy at the University of East Anglia and a Fellow of the UK Higher Education Academy. She is book review editor for the journal World Competition (Kluwer Law), an associate editor for the Journal of Competition Law and Economics (OUP) and sits on the editorial board of the Journal of Antitrust Enforcement (OUP). Since 2016, she is General Editor for the ’Competition Law of the European Union’ treatise published by LexisNexis, succeeding the leading Competition Law Professor, Valentine Korah. Dr Mantzari’s peer-reviewed articles have been published in generalist (Oxford Journal of Legal Studies, Modern Law Review) and specialist (Journal of Competition Law and Economics, Yearbook of European Law, Journal of Antitrust Enforcement) journals. She is currently working on a monograph entitled : "Courts, Regulators and the Scrutiny of Economic Evidence - Comparative Perspectives" that will be published by Oxford University Press. Dr Mantzari has been invited to the judicial training programme of the European Commission and as a guest lecturer in many institutions. Prior to joining academia, she worked as a trainee lawyer and qualified to practice law in Greece (Athens Bar Association).

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