Alicja Dijakiewicz-Kocon

Alicja is an associate in the firm’s London office. She advises clients on all aspects of EU and UK competition law, including antitrust damages litigation. She has experience working on banking litigation cases and in arbitration proceedings. Alicja is also involved in the firm’s whistleblowing practice and assists in counsels whistleblowers under the various whistleblower regimes in Europe and the United States.

Alicja has acted for clients across a wide range of sectors, including a major IT services provider in a high-profile technology arbitration, a financial institution in a cartel investigation by the European Commission and a pharmaceutical company in a market investigation by the Competition and Markets Authority.

Prior to joining Constantine Cannon, Alicja trained and worked with leading London-based international law firms. She also worked at the European Commission (DG Competition) and the European Investment Bank.

Alicja holds an LLB with European legal studies from the University of Aberdeen, an MA in European Interdisciplinary Studies from the College of Europe and an LLM in International Business Law from the London School of Economics. She speaks English, Polish and French fluently.

She is admitted to practise as a solicitor in England & Wales and the Republic of Ireland (non-practising).

Representative Matters

  • Acting for Euronet in litigation against Visa and Mastercard in the High Court and Competition Appeal Tribunal.
  • Advising a UK mobile network operator on antitrust compliance issues.
  • Advising the UK Government Department for Transport on a state aid transaction in the rail freight sector.

Alicja Dijakiewicz-Kocon's Publications & Speeches

The EU Has Today Published the Digital Markets Act – A New Rulebook for Leading Technology Companies That Will Affect Their Behaviour Worldwide

As with the General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”), the European Union has assumed the role of the world’s digital regulator by enacting a Digital Markets...

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Book Review: "Money Men," by Dan McCrum

When in 2014, Dan McCrum, a bank analyst turned investigative journalist, received a tip about “German gangsters” running a company that advertised itself as the German...

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Antitrust in the Digital Economy—A Dive Into EU and UK Cases Alleging Self-Preferencing and Data Monopolisation

Google Shopping, Amazon “Buy Box” and the “Privacy Sandbox” Competition authorities in the EU and the UK are focusing on the digital sector with claims...

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Book Review: “Big Dirty Money: the Shocking Injustice and Unseen Cost of White Collar Crime,” by Jennifer Taub

The Constantine Cannon Whistleblower Team is pleased to introduce The Whistleblower's Book Shelf, an ongoing series of reviews of books and other media that address...

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In an Effort to Curb Corruption, U.S. and Brazil Update Trade Agreement by Strengthening Whistleblower Protections

On October 19, 2020, the U.S. and Brazil signed a Protocol on trade rules and transparency, updating their 2011 Agreement on Trade and Economic Cooperation...

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Whistleblower Programmes: Making Cartel Detection more Effective

Mary Inman, Richard Pike and Alicja Dijakiewicz-Kocon’s article, “Whistleblower Programmes: Making Cartel Detection more Effective” is published in August issue of Financier Worldwide. See the...

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