Athina Van Melkebeke

Kirkland & Ellis International LLP

Overview

Athina Van Melkebeke is an associate in the Antitrust and Competition Team based in London. Her practice focuses on EU and US antitrust law, particularly merger control, antitrust compliance, and cartel and abuse of dominance investigations. Athina has experience across a variety of sectors, including in regulated industries, in particular telecommunications. She has practiced in Brussels, Washington, DC, and London and has been involved in matters before the European Commission, the U.S. Department of Justice, as well as various national competition authorities.

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Thought Leadership

Publications

“Belgium” chapter, Dominance 2019, Getting the Deal Through

Seminars

Convergence and its Consequences on the Sector, Competition Law and Regulation in the Telecoms & Communications Sector Conference 2018, 6 November 2018, Brussels 

Credentials

Admissions & Qualifications

  • 2014Brussels

Languages

  • English
  • Dutch
  • French

Education

  • University of ChicagoLL.M.2014
    Belgian American Educational Foundation Scholar
  • Ghent UniversityMaster of Lawssumma cum laude2013
  • Ghent UniversityBachelor of Laws2011