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Emily Bourne

Senior PSL


Bourne Emily
Emily Bourne

Senior PSL


Emily is a Senior Professional Support Lawyer in the Antitrust Group at Allen & Overy. She is involved in knowledge management, training and business development, and provides current awareness bulletins and practical guidance on legal developments and trends. Prior to becoming a Professional Support Lawyer in 2004, Emily advised on a wide range of EU and UK competition law issues including mergers and acquisitions, restrictive practices and market investigations, as well as broadcasting regulation and licensing.

News & insights

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Publications: 30 APRIL 2021

The National Security and Investment Act: a Bill no more

On 29 April 2021, the National Security and Investment Act 2021 (the Act) received royal assent. The Act dramatically expands the UK Government’s powers to scrutinise investments. The regime that the…

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Publications: 01 APRIL 2021

European Commission to review more transactions under new merger control referral guidance

In a move to pick up so-called “killer acquisitions”, the European Commission has published new guidance encouraging EU Member States to refer (under Article 22 EUMR) more transactions that do not…

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Publications: 18 FEBRUARY 2021

Penrose review of competition policy

The UK Government commissioned John Penrose MP to undertake an independent review of UK competition policy last September. Penrose was specifically tasked with looking at potential reforms to the UK’s…

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Publications: 10 FEBRUARY 2021

UK Competition and Markets Authority refreshes digital markets strategy

Since the UK’s Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) published its Digital Markets Strategy in 2019 (see our alert on its 2019 priorities) it has completed many of the priority tasks it had assigned…

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Admitted as solicitor, England and Wales, 2001


BA (Hons), Geography, St Edmund Hall College, Oxford University, 1996

CPE, The College Of Law, London, 1997

LPC, The College Of Law, London, 1998