Marijana Liszt has been a practising attorney-at-law since 2002 and is one of the three founding partners in the Law Firm Posavec, Rašica & Liszt. After graduating from the Zagreb Law School and obtaining a master’s degree in EU law at the University Carlos III of Madrid, she completed the master’s course in EU law at the Zagreb Law School, focusing on state aid law. In 2005 she was appointed by the government of the Republic of Croatia as head of the working group on Chapter 8 – Competition Policy and served in that position from 2005 until the closing of the negotiations in 2011. She is now a PhD candidate at the Law School of the University of Rijeka, working on a thesis in the topic of state aid law, in particular the public financing of services of general economic interest. Her fields of expertise are competition law, including state aid law, commercial law, company law and sports law. Marijana also teaches competition law and state aid law as a guest lecturer at the Zagreb and Rijeka Law Schools and is often invited to give lectures on these topics at various scientific and expert conferences throughout the region. At the same time, Marijana is author of a number of scientific and expert articles in the fields of competition and state aid law.