Alison Farquhar

Alison Farquhar

Belgium, Brussels
EU Competition Corporate Counsel at Amazon
Profession: Lawyer, In-House Counsel
Industry: Competition, Digital, ICT, Compliance


EU Competition Counsel at Amazon. Alison spent four years as Case Handler in Antitrust ‘IT, Internet and Consumer electronics’ Unit at DG Competition. Previously, Alison practised competition law at Clifford Chance in London and Paris for seven years. She holds a Law and French LLB (Honours) degree from the University of Aberdeen as well as graduate degrees from Nottingham Trent University (GDL), the College of Law in London (LPC) and the College of Europe in Bruges (Master of European Law).


English, French


AntitrustMerger ControlCompetition Policy



EU Competition Corporate Counsel at Amazon

March 2021 - Present • Brussels, Belgium

EU Competition Corporate Counsel based in Brussels.

DG Competition, European Commission

Case Handler at DG Competition, European Commission

4 years 2 mth • January 2017 - March 2021 • Brussels, Belgium

Case Handler in the 'IT, Internet, Consumer electronics' Antitrust Unit.


College of Law, London

Legal Practising Certificate (LPC)

Nottingham Trent University

Graduate Diploma in Law (GDL)

College of Europe, Bruges

Master in European Law (LLM)

Université Libre de Bruxelles

Erasmus year

University of Aberdeen

Bachelor of Laws and Belgian Law (LLB with Honours)

Balerno High School, Edinburgh

Secondary School Education

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