Lisa Navarro

Head of Regulatory Law, KPMG Law

KPMG in the UK

Lisa is the Head of KPMG Law’s Regulatory Law team. Drawing on her 20 years experience of competition and regulatory matters across a range of sectors, Lisa supports clients in relation to compliance, commercial arrangements, supply chain management and dispute resolution. Lisa has advised on regulatory investigations by the CMA and other regulators in the water, energy, construction and chemicals sectors, amongst others.

Lisa also advises on regulatory aspects of corporate transactions, including obtaining clearances under UK and international merger control and foreign direct investment regimes, such as the UK’s National Security & Investment Act.

Lisa has particular expertise in the sectoral regulation of utility companies in the UK, including advising on price control challenges. Lisa has advised on three price control redeterminations in the water sector (PR09, PR14 and PR19) as well as advising on price control appeals in the air traffic control, air transport and energy sectors. Lisa also supports utility clients, in particular network companies, with day-to-day regulatory issues, including licence compliance, statutory obligations and the facilitation of competitive markets.

  • Kings College London: 2007-2008 – Post Graduate Diploma in the Economics of Competition Law, Merit.

  • Nottingham Law School: 2000-2001 – Legal Practice Course, Distinction

  • Hertford College, University of Oxford: 1997-2000 – B.A. with Honours, Jurisprudence, 2 :1. M.A. Oxon.

  • Member of the Law Society of England and Wales, September 2003

  • Member of the Worshipful Company of Water Conservators

  • Utility Regulation

  • National Security & Investment Act

  • Merger Control

  • Competition compliance

  • Subsidy control