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Conor Clyne

Of Counsel

Anticipating & understanding policy changes are critical to a company's ability to successfully navigate the constantly shifting technology tides

Summary

Conor Clyne is Of Counsel at Lloyd & Mousilli and regularly advises business clients on a range of European law, governance and foreign policy issues. He specializes in counseling large multinational companies and in particular at the moment on the implications of Brexit.

Mr. Clyne has served as a lawyer at the European Commission, where he counseled on European State Aid Law and International Trade Law (antidumping). Prior to this, Mr. Clyne practiced with Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP in the European antitrust group, specializing in merger control.

Mr. Clyne holds a bachelor degree in Corporate Law from the National University of Ireland, Galway. He holds a Masters in Law & Economics from the University of Utrecht and a Masters in International Relations from SAIS Johns Hopkins University (with a specialization in the former Soviet Union).


Education

SAIS, Johns Hopkins University
M.A., International Relations

University of Utrecht, Netherlands
LL.M., Law & Economics

National University of Ireland, Galway
B.C.L., Corporate Law

University of Auvergne, France
Diploma in French Language & Civilisation


Experience

Lawyer
Compliance Solutions GmbH

Lawyer
European Patent Office

Lawyer
European Commission

Attorney
Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP

Consultant
World Bank

Intern
Office of US Senator Hillary Clinton


Publications

  • Assisted Nicholas Levy & James Modrall in writing European Merger Control Law: A Guide to the Merger Regulation (LexisNexis, 2006)
  • Author of chapter on Irish competition law in Antitrust Developments in Europe 2007, edited by Romano Subiotto and Robbert Snelders (Kluwer Law International, 2008)
  • Author of chapter on Irish competition law in Antitrust Developments in Europe 2006, edited by Romano Subiotto and Robbert Snelders (Kluwer Law International, 2007)
  • Co-author of chapter on Irish competition law in Antitrust Developments in Europe 2005, edited by Romano Subiotto and Robbert Snelders (Kluwer Law International, 2006)
  • Author of numerous articles contributed to Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP’s National Competition Report and EC Trade Report published for clients, including several articles on the EU’s external relations’ developments

Lectures

  • Guest lecturer on EU Law at several Ukrainian universities in Kharkiv and Odessa

Certifications

  • State Bar of New York – also admitted to the US Supreme Court Bar
  • Solicitor-at-law to the Law society of England & Wales
  • Solicitor-at-law to the Law society of Ireland

Specialties

  • EU Law- Brexit, EU institutions, Antitrust, International Trade
  • EU Foreign Policy- Eastern Europe (Russia, Ukraine & Belarus)
  • Antitrust- Mergers, Cartels, State Aid