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Laura Wright is a senior associate in Eversheds Sutherland’s Competition, EU and trade team. She advises on a broad range of competition law issues, including anticompetitive agreements, abuses of a dominant position, market investigations and cartels.Laura’s primary focus is on merger control and foreign investment. She has acted for clients in a range of industries, and has notified deals to the European Commission, the UK’s Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) and the German Federal Cartel Office, and has managed complex filing processes in a number of jurisdictions, including South Africa, Brazil, China and Russia. Her recent experience includes advising a well-known high street retailer on the CMA’s Phase II investigation into its acquisition by a competing retailer.Prior to joining Eversheds Sutherland, Laura worked on a number of high-profile matters, including advising a global telecommunications company on the European Commission’s Phase II investigation into the sale of its UK mobile business to a competitor, and advising a global agrochemical and agricultural biotechnology corporation in obtaining Phase II merger clearance with disposals from the European Commission and around 30 other ex-North America clearances for its acquisition by a competitor.Laura has a law degree from the University of Oxford.
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