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Lazar is a PhD researcher in the Department of law, under the supervision of Professor Giorgio Monti.

Lazar is writing his doctoral dissertation on the development of competition law and policy in the countries of the former Yugoslavia. His research interests include all areas of competition law,  especially the globalization of competition law, competition law in developing countries, non-economic considerations in competition law enforcement and policy, the intersection between competition law and politics, as well as the private enforcement of competition law.

Lazar graduated from the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid with a Degree in Law and Political Science. He received his LL.M in European and International law from the University of Amsterdam. His thesis on the 2014 Directive on antitrust damages was awarded the best thesis prize for academic excellence. 

Prior to joining the EUI, Lazar has worked as a competition lawyer in Madrid and Belgrade.