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Charlotte Leskinen


Charlotte Leskinen


Professor IE Law School


Global, Comparative and European Law

Law, Politics and Economics

Professor Charlotte Leskinen holds a LL.M. from University of Helsinki (FI), with Erasmus experiences in France and Germany, a M.A. in European Interdisciplinary Studies from the College of Europe, Natolin (PL), and a Ph.D. in EU Law from Complutense University of Madrid (ES).

She has worked as a Senior Research Officer at the Finnish Competition Authority for four years. She has also worked as a trainee in the DG Competition of the European Commission and the Austrian Ministry of Environment and as an assisting inspector in the Trade Register of the National Board of Patents and Registration of Finland. Currently, Charlotte Leskinen teaches European Union Law and Public International Law at IE University and European Union Law at IE Law School. Her research focuses on European and International Competition Law and EU Internal Market Law.

Academic Background

  • Master of Laws, University of Helsinki
  • M.A. in European Interdisciplinary Studies, College of Europe, Natolin
  • Competition Law, IEB
  • Diploma of Advanced Studies in European Law. UCM

Professional Background

  • Adjunct Professor of Law, IE Law School and IE University
  • Senior Research Officer, Finnish Competition Authority, International Affairs Unit


  • Collective Actions: Rethinking Funding and National Cost Rules, Leskinen, C.E.
  • The Competition Law Review, Vol. 8(1):87-121, 2010
  • Recent Developments on Collective Antitrust Damages Actions in the EU, Leskinen, C.E.
  • Global Competition Litigation Review, Vol. 4(2): 79-88, 2010
  • Derecho de la competencia europeo y español. Volumen IX
  • Leskinen, C.E., Ortiz-Blanco, L., Madrid: Dykinson, S.L., 2008