Rais Amils joined Clifford Chance in 2001. She holds a degree in Law from Pompeu Fabra University and was awarded the ‘Extraordinary Prize for Graduation in Law’ for the top-ranked student when finishing her studies in 2000. She specialised in industrial property and competition matters during her master’s degree in European studies at the College of Europe (Belgium, 2000–2001). In 2005, she obtained her diploma of advanced studies (DEA). She has published various articles on a wide array of intellectual property and competition law topics. She was featured in The Legal 500 in the category ‘Next generation lawyers’.