Alexandra Von Westernhagen - DAC Beachcroft

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Alexandra Von Westernhagen


London - Fetter Lane

Alexandra has been advising on competition and state aid law questions for over 15 years. 

Her work covers:

  • Advising on compliance of distribution and co-operation agreements with competition law;
  • Advising on compliance of public fund structures with state aid and general EU law;
  • Notification of public funds and other state aid schemes to the European Commission;
  • Advising on mergers and acquisitions, including notifications of mergers and acquisitions to the European Commission, and the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA);
  • Public procurement law advice and its interaction with state aid rules.

Prior to joining Beachcroft LLP in 2006, Alexandra worked for Latham & Watkins LLP in Brussels, as well as the European Commission (DG Competition).


Alexandra is listed as a notable EU/competition lawyer in Chambers UK 2015, Legal 500 2015, as well as Global Chambers 2013 and 2014  (UK, Competition/European Law and Germany, Corporate/M&A: Competition).

"Clients say she is 'an excellent lawyer with lots of experience and practical solutions... She is also robust and very focused on achieving the right result'." Chambers and Partners UK 2015 



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