Sonja Griva Zabert
Senior Legal Counsel, Legal & Regulatory Affairs – Sky Italia
Senior in-house legal counsel with extensive legal experience in the media and digital sectors within the Legal & Regulatory Affairs Department of Sky Italia. Her areas of expertise include competition, antitrust compliance, sector regulation and unfair commercial practices, consumer protection, communication regulations and commercial contracts.
Graduated with honors from the University of Modena and Reggio Emilia. Licensed to practise as a lawyer. Specialisation in European Union Law (Master in EU Law at College of Europe in Bruges, Belgium) and in International Law (LL.M. in International Law at Georgetown University in Washington DC, USA). Prior to joining Sky in 2006, she worked for several years in the public and private sectors, at the Court of Justice of the European Union in Luxembourg, at the Inter-American Development Bank in Washington DC (USA) and then at some law firms (De Berti Jacchia Franchini e Forlani; Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer) in Milan, Rome and Brussels dealing with antitrust, competition and EU law.
She has participated in many activities of trade associations, as a member and secretary of committees on antitrust, competition, consumer and specific working groups, at national, European and international level.