Elsa Sependa is an English qualified lawyer and member of the Brussels bar, based in the Brussels office of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher.
Ms. Sependa specialises in antitrust law and regulated industries, in both a European and a national context. Her practice includes cartel and sectoral enquiries and international merger control, and she advises on restrictive agreements and abuse of dominance. She also has experience in developing and implementing client-specific antitrust compliance regimes.
Ms. Sependa’s practice encompasses a broad and ever-growing range of commercial sectors, including consumer goods, financial services, telecommunications, media, manufacturing, utilities, transport and health care. She deals frequently with competition regulators in multiple jurisdictions worldwide.
Ms. Sependa has been included in Who’s Who Legal’s list of Competition Future Leaders 2018 and 2019, Expert Guide’s Rising Stars 2019, and was part of the team awarded The Lawyer Award for Competition and Regulatory Team of the Year 2018 for the representation of complainants in the EC’s Google investigation.
Ms. Sependa is a guest lecturer at King’s College London on Competition and Regulation in Maritime Transport, which forms part of the LLM course on Competition Law and Regulated Network Industries. She has also served as a contributing author for the American Bar Association’s Antitrust Law and International Law sections.
Prior to joining Gibson Dunn, Ms. Sependa trained and practised as an associate in the competition group of a Magic Circle firm.
Law Society of England & Wales
Law Society of Ireland
King's College London - University of London - 2013 PgD Economics of Competition
Nottingham Trent University - 2005 Diploma in Legal Practice
University of Nottingham - 2004 LL.B. (Hons)
Belgium - Barreau de Bruxelles - Registered European Lawyer
England & Wales - Solicitor
Ireland - Solicitor