Sophie Albrighton is an associate with Covington & Burling based in the London office. Sophie advises clients on all aspects of competition law, including merger control, market investigations, cartel investigations, abuse of dominance, and state aid. Sophie regularly advises clients on EU, UK and multi-jurisdictional merger control and foreign direct investment. She also has extensive experience advising clients subject to investigations by various competition regulators in the EU and the UK, as well as developing and carrying out bespoke compliance training for clients in sectors including media, FMCG, retail, energy, travel, and financial services.
The EU General Court upholds the decision of the Commission to block a joint venture between two large steel producers (ThyssenKrupp / Tata Steel)Concurrences, Johan Ysewyn, Sophie Albrighton, Marilena Nteve, Jiayen Ong, The EU General Court upholds the decision of the Commission to block a joint venture between two large steel producers (ThyssenKrupp / Tata Steel), 22 June 2022, e-Competitions June 2022, Art. N° 108353