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Maria Segura
Partner at Clayton & Segura


Maria Segura Partner at Clayton & Segura, a law firm specialised in state aid based in Brussels. She provides legal advice in any state aid related matter to clients from the public and private sectors. She has represented national Governments, institutions and private clients defending their interests in front of the European Courts of Justice. Maria Segura was Deputy Director for State Aid at the Competition and State Aid Directorate of the EFTA Surveillance Authority. During her nine years at the Directorate, she was responsible for State aid cases in a variety of fields, with particular emphasis on environmental, regional, taxation and public service cases. Maria has also worked for DG Competition assessing State aid cases regarding public undertakings and services (e.g. water and energy sector, broadcasters etc). Prior to these engagements in the public sector, she worked as a lawyer in the Berlin office of an international law firm.

Education: Universities of Zaragoza, Pau, Vienna and Europa Institute of Saarbrücken

Member of FIDE and EVER Alumni

Agenda Sessions

  • Tax and State Aid: Where are we with Recent Cases and What are the Implications of Proposals for “Google Tax” for State Aid?