Anne C. Witt

Anne Witt is currently an Associate Professor at Leicester Law School and has published widely in the area of European competition law. She gained her undergraduate law degree from the University of Freiburg in Germany, an LLM from the University of Virginia, and a PhD in Law from the University of Kent. She is qualified to practice in Germany, and has been a visiting fellow at the European University Institute and NYU Law School. In September 2020, Anne will be joining EDHEC Business School as Professor of Law.

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