Ludmilla Le Grand advises clients on a wide range of antitrust and competition matters.

She assists clients with EU and UK competition law and regulatory issues, including multi-jurisdictional merger control, cartel investigations, abuse of dominance, as well as foreign direct investment. Her practice spans multiple industry sectors, including energy, life sciences, telecoms, transport, and financial services.

Prior to joining Latham, Ms. Le Grand worked as a managing associate in the antitrust & competition practice of other international law firms. 

Ms. Le Grand’s experience includes advising:

  • Viasat in relation to its US$7.3 billion acquisition of Inmarsat
  • Demant A/S in relation to its disposal of Oticon Medical to Cochlear Limited
  • E.ON in relation to its €43 billion acquisition of Innogy and asset swap deal with RWE*
  • Unilever in relation to its €6.8 billion disposal of its spreads business*
  • BBA Aviation in relation to its sale of ASIG to John Menzies*
  • WestRock in relation to its acquisition of paper solutions provider MPS*
  • PSP on a wide variety of complex merger control structures and filings around the globe*
  • Volvo and Renault Trucks in relation to the European Commission’s Trucks cartel investigation*
  • A global energy client in relation to Article 9 commitments with the European Commission*
  • A UK water company in relation to its challenge to the CMA of Ofwat’s 2019 price control determinations*
  • A leading urban transport network company and other claimants in private enforcement claims in the UK High Court and Competition Appeal Tribunal*
  • Several platforms in the financial services sector on issues around competitor collaboration and information exchange*

*Matter handled prior to joining Latham  

Bar Qualification

  • England and Wales (Solicitor)

Education

  • PGDL in Economics, King's College, University of London, 2020
  • LPC, BPP Law School, 2012
    Distinction
  • LL.M. in Competition Law, King's College London, 2010
    Merit
  • LL.B, University of Newcastle-upon-Tyne, 2009