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Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP

Competition Law

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What the team is known for

Collaborates closely with teams in Brussels, key European cities and Washington, DC to advise on high-profile cross-border mandates. Key partners increasingly invest time in domestic merger control filings that are investigated by UK competition authorities. Advises defendants on cartel follow-on damages claims brought in the UK courts. Represents a number of clients from the media and technology sectors.

Strengths

"The partners are pragmatic and give in-depth advice," say sources. "The firm also has a strong bench of associates who give strong advice, and are hands-on and pragmatic."

Work highlights

Assisted Veolia with EU merger control proceedings related to its acquisition of Suez.

Notable practitioners

Maurits Dolmans has a strong focus on cross-border merger clearance procedures, advising prominent clients in the media and technology sectors."He is an amazing gentleman with amazing knowledge - a walking dictionary of EU and UK antitrust who knows everything."

Nicholas Levy advises a host of key clients in the technology sector on CMA market studies and abuse of dominance investigations.
"He is one of the best competition lawyers I have ever worked with. He is a brilliant lawyer who is also very practical and creative, and devoted to providing service to clients. He is truly outstanding."

Romano Subiotto QC is highly experienced in competition litigation, frequently representing clients in appeals before the CJEU and the UK authorities. He advises on complex investigations in the financial services, pharmaceutical and fashion industries. He is admitted to the Bar in England & Wales and divides his time between the firm's offices in Brussels and London.

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UK

Competition Law


Maurits Dolmans
Band 3
Nicholas Levy
Band 2, Foreign expert for Europe-wide
Romano Subiotto QC
Expertise based abroad in Belgium