Stamatia Zachou

Stamatia Zachou

United Kingdom, Cambridge
Profession: Attorney / Solicitor
Industry: Competition, Alternative Dispute Resolution, Fintech

About:

Qualified Attorney at Court of Appeal specialized in Corporate &Competition Law and Contractual relationships with solid experience in litigation as well as in out of court settlements. Provides legal services in complex cross border cases. Detail oriented with 11 years of experience. In depth understanding of legal complexities in a corporate environment.

languages

English, Greek, French

Expertise:

Competition PolicyLitigationMerger ControlE-CommerceLegal Technology

Experience:

Swift Resolution Legal Services Ltd

Legal Counsel at Swift Resolution Legal Services Ltd

8 mth • January 2021 - September 2021 • Cambridge, United Kingdom

Give accurate and timely counsel to executives in a variety of legal topics (corporate, GDPR, competition, labour law, partnerships, corporate finance, risk and compliance). Collaborate with management to devise efficient defence strategies. Specify internal governance policies and regularly monitor compliance. Research and evaluate different risk factors regarding business decisions and operations. Apply effective risk management techniques and offer proactive advise on possible legal issues. Communicate and negotiate with external parties creating relations of trust. Draft and solidify agreements, commercial contracts and other legal documents to ensure the company’s full legal rights. Drafting, reviewing and negotiating a range of complex commercial contracts with suppliers including software licences, SaaS agreements ,goods and services agreements, outsourcing and facilities, consultancy contracts, NDAs, distributorship agreements, IP agreements. Deal with complex matters with multiple stakeholders and forces. Provide clarification on legal language or specifications to everyone in the organization. Representation of the company and of the clients in pre-litigation and main legal proceedings .Drafting, reviewing and negotiating a range of complex commercial contracts with suppliers including software licences, SaaS agreements ,goods and services agreements, outsourcing and facilities, consultancy contracts, NDAs, distributorship agreements, IP agreements. Deal with complex matters with multiple stakeholders and forces.

The UK Competition and Markets Authority (CMA)

Legal Services at The UK Competition and Markets Authority (CMA)

6 mth • March 2019 - September 2019 • London, United Kingdom

Investigation of several phase I & II mergers including amongst others mergers in the pharmaceutical industry mainly regarding pipeline products, patent protection and finalized products, telecommunications, digital, banking sector etc. working as part of a multidisciplinary team of lawyers, economists, financial and business advisors and regulatory specialists. Reporting to the Mergers Group Management Team. Provided legal advice on a daily basis blended with project management skills to ensure that potential issues are investigated fully and meet the relevant statutory deadlines. Legal assessment of both procedural and substantive issues during the merger investigation. Developed relationships with key internal and external stakeholders. Prepared or reviewed documents for case delivery to achieve outcomes that are consistent with published CMA guidance .Draft correspondence and prepare a wide range of documents during the merger investigation. Assesed the impact of mergers on competition considering complex legal issues.

Education:

CITY UNIVERSITY LONDON

LLM In Corporate & Competition Law

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