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Eversheds Sutherland

Competition Law

2 ranked lawyersBand 3UKGlobal 2021 View ranking table
DEPARTMENT PROFILE

Eversheds Sutherland

Competition Law

2 ranked lawyersBand 3UKGlobal 2021 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

Popular choice for clients facing CMA or FCA investigations into alleged anti-competitive conduct, leveraging on competition law capabilities based both in London and in Leeds to serve clients spread across the UK. Advises on merger control issues arising from UK M&A transactions or the formation of joint ventures. Assists with the design either of competition-compliant distribution systems or of structures to prevent the unlawful exchange of information between competitors. Also has broad litigation capabilities that increasingly cross over onto the claimant side of follow-on damages cases.

Strengths

One client appreciates that "they can handle anything we put their way."

Another states: "They are able to give us really commercial advice. It's never a textbook answer; it's always tailored to our business."

Work highlights

Advised Europcar on litigation relating to a claim for damages arising from the interchange fee cases.

Notable practitioners

Clients appreciate that Peter Harper "provides excellent hands-on, pragmatic, commercial and strategic advice, drawing on his deep experience in merger cases." He has a range of experience advising on complex merger procedures before the CMA, including Phase I and II investigations.

Ros Kellaway advises on a broad range of competition issues including abuse of dominance investigations and matters relating to distribution networks. Clients note that "she is totally aligned with what we need as a business." She has further expertise assisting with joint ventures and complex merger filings.

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Competition Law Department

Eversheds Sutherland

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Department location

1 Wood Street

London

Greater London

UK

EC2V 7WS

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UK

Competition Law


Peter Harper
Band 4
Ros Kellaway
Band 2