Zuzana Šimeková

Zuzana leads the EU and Competition practice in Bratislava. She specialises in competition law and the regulatory environment, including in the telecom and pharmaceutical sector. She advises on Slovak and European competition law, including a wide range of competition law issues arising out of commercial agreements, compliance, as well as on cases concerning abuse of a dominant position, cartels and leniency, inspections by competition authorities, and concentrations.  In the pharmaceutical sector, Zuzana advises on a variety of regulatory issues, including compliance, distribution and sales models, clinical trial agreements, reference pricing and represents clients before regulators. In telecom sector, Zuzana advises on various behavioural and merger control issues.

Zuzana spent two years in Allen & Overy LLP's competition team in London dealing with various EU competition issues and is currently based for a short term in Allen & Overy Paris, focusing on advice in regulated sectors. Zuzana was recently awarded PhD degree (Competition and pharmaceutical law) at Charles University, Prague. She was awarded the LL.M. degree (EU competition law) at College of Europe, Bruges, Zuzana is an active speaker and writer on competition and  regulatory issues.