Genevra Forwood

Genevra Forwood

Genevra Forwood advises and litigates on a broad range of areas in European law. She advises clients in a variety of industrial sectors (ranging from IT, energy, manufacturing to chemicals) on the legal aspects of their business activities in the EU, with a particular emphasis on regulatory compliance. Her practice spans EU legislation covering chemicals (REACH and the classification, labelling and packaging of chemicals), electrical and electronic equipment (the WEEE and RoHS Directives), the classification and treatment of waste, industrial emissions and environmental impact assessments. enevra also advises on the application of all aspects of EU competition law. She has particular experience of cartel investigations, in particular in defending clients in cartel proceedings, as well as introducing antitrust compliance programmes. She frequently advises on the rules and procedures governing the grant of State aid and public contracts covered by the EU public procurement directives. She has advised on the various procurement procedures, changes of contact terms and potential remedies, with a particular emphasis on the UK context.
She is a member of the Bar of England and Wales and undertook her pupillage in a leading set of commercial chambers in London, where she gained first-hand experience in litigation before the English courts as well as commercial arbitrations (ICC and domestic). She is a member of the European Bar Group. Previously Genevra worked for an agricultural trade association and for a European NGO. As a volunteer for the AIRE Centre in London she advised individuals on their rights under EU and human rights law.

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