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Gowling WLG (UK) LLP

Competition Law

1 ranked lawyersBand 2The RegionsUK 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Particularly stands out for representing claimants and defendants in follow-on damages claims. Also assists clients with the competition aspects of corporate transactions, such as merger control matters and clearance for joint ventures. Advises clients on dawn raids and sector investigations. Acts on distribution matters and price capping mandates.

Strengths

Clients say that the team "inspires confidence by combining the talents of many into one cohesive customer-facing team."

Work highlights

Assisted EGEL with Ofgem's investigation into alleged anti-competitive behaviour in the energy sector.

Notable practitioners

Bernardine Adkins receives praise for being "a real delight to work with" and having "complete oversight of what's going on in her cases." She acts for clients on CMA market investigations and high-value follow-on damages claims, as well as assisting with merger clearance procedures.

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Bernardine Adkins
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