Molly Herron

Molly Herron

Switzerland, Basel
Lead Antitrust Counsel ex-US at Novartis
Profession: In-House Counsel, Lawyer
Industry: Pharma, Competition, Compliance, Healthcare, Life Sciences, Dispute Resolution


Lead Antitrust Counsel ex-US, at Novartis, responsible for supporting Novartis functions and affiliates on all antitrust and competition matters, with a particular focus on Europe.




AntitrustMerger ControlLitigationCompliance ProgrammesCompetition PolicyPatentsAbuse of DominanceAntitrust LawCartelsCommercial agreementsEU antitrust InvestigationsLegal AdviceMergers



Lead Antitrust Counsel ex-US at Novartis

March 2018 - Present • Basel, Switzerland

Molly joined the Novartis antitrust team in 2018 and supports Novartis affiliates and global functions on all antitrust and competition matters, with a particular focus on Europe. Molly has extensive experience across the full spectrum of competition law issues, including transactions, internal and external investigations, private enforcement, behavioral counselling, risk management, and compliance training.

Herbert Smith Freehills

Competition Lawyer at Herbert Smith Freehills

12 years • March 2006 - March 2018 • London, UK

Practised as part of Herbert Smith Freehills LLP's Competition, Regulation & Trade team (including secondment to Brussels office).

Trainee at Herbert Smith Freehills

2 years • March 2004 - March 2006 • London, UK

Training Contract at Herbert Smith Freehills LLP (including secondment to BP plc competition team).


University of Cambridge

M.A. Law, LL.M

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