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Sophie Thomson
Legal Director, Competition & Regulatory Law , Legal, Risk and Equivalence at Openreach


Sophie Thomson is Director of Competition and Regulatory Law at Openreach, a wholly owned subsidiary of BT Group, that builds and maintains the UK’s fibre and copper telecoms networks. Sophie advises Openreach on all areas of competition law and telecoms regulation in the context of critical business transactions, compliance matters, disputes and litigation.

Sophie studied law and Spanish at the University of Edinburgh, Universidad de Granada, and holds a postgraduate diploma in Economics for Competition Law from Kings College London. Prior to joining Openreach she worked at a UK law firm, focusing on competition law, and spent time at an leading international spirits company.

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