Charles Russell elevates EU with new group head

Charles Russell has appointed a former Allen & Overy (A&O) associate as head of its EU and competition group.

Emanuela Lecchi takes on the newly created role after practising within A&O’s antitrust group, its communications, media and technology area and the energy practice.

At Charles Russell Lecchi will advise on the full range of EU and UK competition law, with a specific emphasis on regulatory issues in telecoms and utilities.