Laura Durning

Senior Associate

Laura is a Senior Associate on our Competition & Antitrust team. Her primary area of practice is Irish and EU competition law. 

Laura has experience in advising clients on a wide range of competition and antitrust law aspects, including complex mergers, antitrust investigations, competition compliance, follow-on actions and regulatory law. 

Laura regularly represents clients from a broad range of sectors including energy, pharmaceuticals, food and beverage, telecommunications, automotive, hospitality and financial services.


  • Merger Control
  • Antitrust investigations
  • Competition law compliance
  • Commercial contracts and competition law

Representative Matters

  • Advising a range of both domestic and international clients on various Irish merger control matters.  Representative examples include The Carlyle Group, Endless LLP, Fane Valley Co-Operative Society Limited, Cargill Inc., Discovery Communications Inc. and Valero Energy.  
  • Acting for Iveco in the defence of a follow-on action for damages arising from the European Commission's decision in the "Trucks" case.
  • Advising clients in relation to the Irish Competition and Consumer Protection Commission’s investigations into the ticketing and insurance sectors.
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Areas of Expertise

Competition & Antitrust

Professional Memberships

Law Society of Ireland


University College Dublin, (BBLS)