Collette Rawnsley

Collette Rawnsley

Belgium, Brussels
Director at Nokia Technologies
Profession: Lawyer, Attorney / Solicitor
Industry: Intellectual Property, ICT, Competition, EU Affairs, Communications


Director of European IP Policy & Advocacy at Nokia Technologies. Prior to joining Nokia in January 2021, Collette spent almost 15 years in private practice in London and Brussels – at Howrey, Shearman & Sterling, and then at Wiggin (where she was head of the competition practice). Her work focused on EU and UK competition law, EU regulatory matters, and IP. Before entering private practice, Collette was the Senior Référendaire at the UK Competition Appeal Tribunal.


English, French


AdvocacyStrategic CommunicationsCompetition PolicyPatentsEU Law


Nokia Technologies

Director at Nokia Technologies

January 2021 - Present • Brussels, Belgium

Director of European IP Policy & Advocacy at Nokia Technologies.

Wiggin LLP

Head of Competition Law at Wiggin LLP

3 years 5 mth • July 2017 - December 2020 • Brussels, Belgium

Head of EU and UK Competition Law


University of Leeds

MA in European Legal Studies

Nottingham Law School

PGDip in Legal Practice

University of Buckingham

LLB, English & European Law and Languages

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