Anthemis Economou advises clients on all aspects of EU competition law, with a particular focus on complex mergers and acquisitions and antitrust procedures.

Ms. Economou combines sophisticated economic analysis and her international perspective to represent multinational companies and private equity funds before the European Commission and other competition authorities globally in:

  • Merger control clearances
  • Antitrust investigations
  • Behavioral advice matters

She guides clients across industries on merger and antitrust investigations around the globe, leveraging the firm’s robust platform and spearheading efforts with local counsel and economic advisors to efficiently navigate multiple regulatory filing processes for complex deals, including the new EU Regulation on Foreign Subsidies (FSR).

Ms. Economou is the local leader of the Parent Lawyers Group and previously served as a member of the firm’s Pro Bono Committee and as local leader of the Women’s Lawyers Group.

Before joining Latham, Ms. Economou practiced at another international law firm in Brussels and trained at the European Commission’s Directorate General for Competition. Her experience also includes advising on Greek competition, regulatory, and corporate law.

Ms. Economou’s recent experience includes advising:

  • Luxury fashion platform Farfetch on expanding its luxury new retail partnership with an agreement to acquire a 47.5% stake in YOOX Net-a-Porter (YNAP)
  • Tenneco, a designer, manufacturer, and distributor of automotive ride control and emission control products and systems, on its US$7 billion acquisition by Apollo Global Management
  • MGM on its US$9 billion acquisition by Amazon
  • Aon on its:
    • Planned US$30 billion acquisition of Willis Towers Watson
    • Contemplated US$3.57 billion sale of WTW assets to Gallagher
  • Hyundai Motor Group on its US$4 billion joint venture with Aptiv for an autonomous driving platform
  • Novelis, a leading manufacturer of automotive aluminum sheet, on its US$2.8 billion acquisition of rival Aleris
  • Linde on its US$46 billion merger with Praxair*
  • SAB Miller on its €92 billion acquisition by Anheuser-Busch InBev*
  • Intel on its €16 billion acquisition of Altera*
  • Leading firms in the technology, pharmaceutical, and fast-moving consumer goods sectors on behavioral aspects of their business activities

*Matter handled prior to joining Latham

Bar Qualification

  • Brussels Bar - E List
  • Greece (Dikigoros)


  • Diploma in Economics for Competition Law, King's College London, 2017
  • LLM in Competition and Corporate Law, London School of Economics, 2014
  • LLM in Commercial Law, University of Athens, 2012
  • LLB, University of Athens, 2010

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Greek