Nicole RobinsPartner and Head of State Aid at Oxera
Nicole leads Oxera’s State Aid practice and is the partner in charge of Oxera’s Brussels office.
She advises clients on a wide range of economic and financial issues in state aid cases relating to assessments of the market economy operator principle (MEOP), the application of state aid rules for services of general economic interest (SGEI), and the compatibility of aid. She advises clients on state aid matters across a number of sectors, including energy, financial services, pharmaceuticals, post and telecoms, real estate, sports infrastructure and transport.
She has given expert economic evidence in front of the General Court on state aid matters on a number of occasions. Nicole also teaches the state aid module on the King’s College Economics for Competition Law postgraduate course.
Nicole has a wide breadth of experience in the field of state aid, with regular speaking engagements and publications on state aid matters in the leading competition journals.