Penny Pasley

Senior Associate Auckland

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​​​​​​Penny is a senior associate in Bell Gully's industry-leading competition team. Penny advises on a broad range of competition matters including mergers and joint ventures, collaborative activities, cartel investigations and misuse of market power.​

Penny returned to Bell Gully following several years at leading London firm Linklaters where she was a managing associate. She brings with her a wealth of experience and understanding of international competition law from both advising high profile clients in the European Union and completing a Postgraduate Diploma in EU Competition Law at King's College in London.

Work highlights

​Mylan N.V. merger with Upjohn​
Advised Mylan N.V. on obtaining competition clearance for their merger with Upjohn Inc (a wholly owned subsidiary of Pfizer Inc), a transaction which included a payment of $12bn to Pfizer as partial consideration for Upjohn.

Investigation into alleged restrictive trade practices
Advising a (confidential) client on an ongoing investigation into alleged restrictive trade practices by the Commerce Commission.