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  • University of Antwerp, B.A. law (2016)
  • King's College London, International Commercial Law Summer Program (2017)
  • University of Antwerp, J.D. (2018)
  • Brussels School of Competition, LL.M. Competition Law and Economics (2019)


  • Belgium


  • Dutch (Native)
  • English
  • French

Ava Erma

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7, Rue Joseph Stevens
Brussels B - 1000

Ava Erma is an associate in the Brussels office of Crowell & Moring. She focuses on competition, telecommunications, media, and technology law. Prior to joining Crowell & Moring as an associate, Ava completed an internship with the firm, during which she worked on merger filings with the European Commission and the Belgian Competition Authority, collaborated on legal briefs, and also obtained experience in the regulatory aspects of the energy sector.

Ava earned her B.A. in law from the University of Antwerp, where she also obtained a J.D. She participated in the King’s College International Commercial Law Summer Program In 2017. She obtained her LL.M. in Competition Law and Economics from the Brussels School of Competition in 2019. Ava became a member of the Brussels bar in 2019.


Admitted to practice: in Belgium and before the European Court


  • "Greece Implements the Trade Secrets Directive," Crowell & Moring's Trade Secrets Trends (May 31, 2019). Authors: Julia Milewski, Laura van Kruijsdijk, and Ava Erma.
  • "Voorlopige maatregelen door de Belgische Mededingingsautoriteit: stand van zaken na 5 jaar prima facie-vaststellingen onder Boek IV van het Wetboek economisch recht," Tijdschrift voor Belgisch Handelsrecht, 2018/8 (October 2018). Co-Author: Thomas de Meese; Collaborators: Evi Mattioli, Adélaïde Nys, Laura van Kruijsdijk, and Ava Erma.

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