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Layla Bakker, Associate

Layla Bakker



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Practice notes

Layla is an associate in our Competition, EU and Trade group. She specialises in competition litigation, investigations and distribution agreements with particular expertise at EU level.

Her recent experience includes representing a major tech company at EU level in matters ranging from a full form phase II merger investigation to antitrust investigations and appeals. She has advised on numerous distribution agreements for clients in the fashion and luxury brand sector.

Layla is also an accredited Belgian mediator in civil and commercial matters and has given classes as guest lecturer on private enforcement and class actions at the Université Libre de Bruxelles.

Before joining Eversheds, Layla was an associate at a leading US litigation firm, and at the Brussels office of an international UK firm. Before that, Layla gained experience working on private-enforcement policy in the Competition Directorate General of the European Commission.

Layla is based in our Brussels and London offices.