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Sarah Cardell
General Counsel at Competition & Markets Authority


Sarah Cardell was appointed as General Counsel at the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) on 11 September 2013. As a member of the senior executive team and an important adviser to the board, Sarah leads in the provision of legal advice across the CMA’s functions.

Previous career highlights include:

  • Legal Partner of the Markets Division at Ofgem, where her responsibilities included leading on competition law matters
  • Partner in the Competition Group at Slaughter and May, where she advised across a wide range of EU and UK merger and antitrust cases
  • working on secondment at the Office of Fair Trading (OFT)

Agenda Sessions

  • CMA Keynote Address: What Will UK Competition Law Look Like Post-Brexit?


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