Rebecca is an Associate Director in Osborne Clarke's competition and contracts team.
Rebecca advises on all aspects of competition law, with a focus on technology and retail sectors. She supports clients with competition law and subsidy control compliance and investigations and also provides strategic M&A support advising on merger control and foreign direct investment regulation.
Rebecca is recognised as a "Rising Star" by the Legal 500
Helping you succeed in tomorrow's world
I enjoy supporting clients to take advantage of the opportunities arising from digital transformation within retail, such as the shift from bricks and mortar retail to 'e-tail' and the rise of direct-to-consumer distribution channels.
I have a keen interest in decarbonisation and support clients with ensuring that collaborations and projects with environmental objectives – such as to meet minimum low-carbon targets or to develop low-carbon technologies – are compliant with competition law.
UK and EU regulators offer further detail on how competition law can support sustainability
Supporting sustainability through UK competition law
Better the VABER you know?
Will proposed changes to the regulation of 'vertical agreements' across the EU and UK benefit manufacturers and brand owners?
European and UK competition regulators reveal their plans to modify the existing rules on vertical agreements
Consultations running on both sets of proposals – divergence will present new legal challenges for multijurisdictional distribution agreements and opportunities...
UK poised to require 'right to repair' information for consumers
Manufacturers face new ecodesign and energy labelling regulations due to be introduced this summer
CMA publishes framework for business collaboration to tackle common environmental challenges
Competition regulator gives tentative encouragement to sustainability agreements, but remains wary of companies straying into unnecessary collusion
Black Friday and Cyber Monday 2020: competition and online sales
In recent years, Black Friday and Cyber Monday have become firmly established with UK consumers as major retail events
Competition regulator fines ComparetheMarket for using 'most favoured nation' clauses
The £17.9m fine imposed on the price comparison website shows that MFN clauses are firmly in the CMA's sights
Climate change and sustainability: is competition law a barrier to progress?
Businesses are increasingly looking to work with industry competitors to pursue environmental and sustainability objectives, particularly where going-it-alone would create...
State aid | European Commission amends Temporary Framework for a third time to include aid for micro and small companies
Micro and small companies, including start-ups, may benefit from aid; while recapitalisation measures have been modified for businesses in general.
State aid | Part III – European Commission amends Temporary Framework to include aid for Life Sciences sector
Life sciences businesses working on Covid-19 related products may be able to benefit from government funding for a range of...
State aid | How can governments support businesses in the midst of the coronavirus crisis? Part II – European Commission Temporary Framework
As the coronavirus causes the risk of significant economic losses for companies and for citizens across the Union, the European...