Florence Thépot joined the School of Law as a Lecturer in Competition and EU Law in 2015, following completion of her PhD at UCL in the area of Competition Law in 2014. She graduated from Sciences-Po, Strasbourg (2008) and from the College of Europe, Bruges (2009). In addition to a role of teaching fellow at UCL (2011-2015), she holds professional experience from Linklaters LLP (Competition Law/Antitrust Group, 2011-2012), and from the European Commission (Directorate General for Internal Market and Services, 2009-2010).
She was awarded the Young Writers’ Award by Kluwer Law International for her article “Market power in online search and social-networking: a matter of two-sided markets” (2013) 36 World Competition 195.
Her research has been further encouraged and rewarded by scholarships from UCL, the ABA Section of Antitrust Law, The Competition Law Scholars Forum and the Max Planck Institute. She has spent research stays at the Bureau d’Economie Théorique et Appliquée (University of Strasbourg), Georgetown University Law Center and the Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition in Munich.