Senior Associate, Baker McKenzie
Mara Ghiorghies is a senior associate in Baker McKenzie’s global compliance and investigations team, with a particular focus on antitrust/competition law and international trade. Mara advises clients across a number of sectors on global regulatory reviews of cross-border conduct and transactions, building defence strategies and securing commercial settlements. She has also spent time working in Baker McKenzie’s Brussels and Tokyo offices.
Mara was recently nominated as a Rising Star in the Euromoney LMG Europe Women in Business Law Awards 2018.
Mara has significant expertise in the management of internal and external investigations. She has particular experience in advising clients involved in cross-border audits and settlements with government authorities and regulatory bodies. Mara secures commercial settlements and regulatory approvals for multinational firms across a range of sectors, including media, financial services, fast-moving consumer goods, IT and industrials. Her practice involves investigating, advising and building defence strategies in antitrust and other regulatory cases and transactions, leading to full acquittals, approvals or reductions of penalties, including in front of the European Commission, the UK Competition and Markets Authority and other global or sectoral regulators.