ANNE ROBERT has extensive experience advising multinational clients on EU antitrust/competition, regulatory, and policy matters, with a particular focus on the life sciences sector.
She provides strategic counsel to companies in the context of complex cartel and abuse of dominance investigations before the European Commission and national competition authorities. She frequently represents clients in high-stakes litigation proceedings before the EU Courts, and recently secured an award-winning victory for a client in a proceeding involving the EU free movement and e-commerce rules.
Anne also has particular experience representing clients in merger control cases and advising them on State aid and compliance issues.
She is a member of the Executive Committee of W@Competition, a platform for women competition professionals, and is actively involved in the Women’s Life Sciences Network (WLSN), a platform for high-level discussions of life sciences law and policy developments. Anne is responsible for the antitrust supervision for each of the Sidley Life Sciences Legal Networks. She is also a regular speaker and contributor to conferences and has published widely on EU competition law and policy issues.
Anne has recently been named a “Rising Star” in the Private Practice category of W@’s Five Star Women Competition Professionals survey, and has been shortlisted for “Litigation Rising Star” at the Women in Business Law Europe Awards 2021.
She gained first hand in-house experience during a secondment to the Group Antitrust team of a multinational pharmaceutical company in Basel, Switzerland.
Anne is recommended in Legal 500 EMEA (Belgium) for her standout role in pharma sector antitrust litigation.
Anne is fluent in English, French, Italian, German, and Luxembourgish.