Liza Lovdahl Gormsen is a European private lawyer and is currently employed by Manchester University, where she teaches EU Competition Law and Commercial Law. She holds a PhD in EU Competition Law from King’s College, London under the supervision of Professor Richard Whish. Liza has published a variety of articles in European competition law and is the author of “A Principled Approach to Abuse of Dominance” (Cambridge University Press, 2010).  She also speaks at national as well as international conferences on a broad range of issues. Liza has been involved in a number of legal submissions to the European Commission both as reporter for the Competition Law Forum at the British Institute for Comparative Law (BIICL) in its legal submission on Article 82 EC (now Article 102 TFEU) and on behalf of the Competition Law Association.

Liza has worked with the law firm Kromann Reumert in Copenhagen in Corporate Law while finishing her law degree. Besides private practice Liza has worked for almost four years for the UK competition regulator and the Office of Fair Trading, where she has extensive experience in consumer goods industries and pharmaceuticals. Liza has been part of major cartel investigations and cases concerning abuse of dominance, in particular, rebate cases.


Practice Areas
  • EU Competition Law;
  • UK Competition Law;
  • Corporate Law;
  • Consumer Law;
  • Probate.
Professional Associations
  • Member of the Competition Law Scholars Forum,
  • British Institute of International Comparative Law, London;
  • Le Concurrence, Paris;
  • Competition Policy Centre, Norwich, UK
  • PhD in law, King’s College London (2007);
  • LLM in European Law, King’s College London (2003);
  • LLM in Corporate Law, University of Copenhagen (2002);
  • LLB, University of Copenhagen (2000)
Languages> English and Danish.
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