Irina TrichkovskaSenior Associate at White & Case LLP
Irina Trichkovska is a Senior Associate in the Competition team of White & Case’s Brussels office, with extensive experience in advising clients on a broad range of EU law issues, with a particular focus on EU competition, State aid and regulatory matters.
Irina is part of the firm’s specialized energy team and regularly advises energy companies on the legal aspects of their business activities in the EU, and represents them before the European Commission and national competition authorities as well as EU and national courts in high-profile competition and State aid cases. She has been involved in a number of recent Commission energy antitrust cases and has successfully represented clients in their antitrust investigations by pursuing suitable remedies to settle the cases without an infringement finding. In the State aid field, Irina has acted in numerous State aid proceedings representing Member States, beneficiaries and complainants.
Irina also regularly advises companies and States in investor-State arbitration proceedings involving claims or defense based on EU and State aid law, and she recently co-authored a chapter on State aid and Arbitration in the Research Handbook on EU State Aid Law (2nd edition due in December 2020, Edward Elgar Publishing).