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Increasingly attracts attention for work on the claimant side of cartel damages claims, building on an established reputation for advice to defendants. Often identified as a strong choice for complex mid-cap merger control matters. Assists third-party interveners with complaints to the UK authorities or with objections to the potential clearance of major pan-European corporate transactions. Also advises on market studies and on targeted CMA behavioural investigations.
One client praises the team for being "down to earth and client-focused."
Another notes that the firm has "a good collection of individuals who provide very good, high-quality advice."
Advised Inspired Entertainment on the Phase I clearance of its acquisition of the UK business of Novomatic Group.
Clients single out Bruce Kilpatrick for being "incredibly approachable and very calm." He has a substantial competition law practice, advising on Phase I and II clearance procedures, as well as competition matters before other regulators such as Ofcom.
Rona Bar-Isaac frequently advises clients on CMA market studies, with roles in the funerals and groceries investigations. She additionally assists with merger clearance and abuse of dominance claims. Clients say: "She is business-friendly, she gets to the point and she is good at giving clear advice."