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Latham & Watkins LLP

Competition Law

2 ranked lawyersBand 4UKGlobal 2021 View ranking table
DEPARTMENT PROFILE

Latham & Watkins LLP

Competition Law

2 ranked lawyersBand 4UKGlobal 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Recognised as a strong choice for complex domestic merger control investigations owing in part to key individuals' former experience working within the CMA. Has a strong international presence in both Belgium and the USA, often coordinating merger notifications across multiple jurisdictions in global transactions. Also handles regulatory appeals and defends companies in cartel follow-on damages claims.

Strengths

Clients applaud the team for being "very knowledgeable, quick, communicative and always available."

Work highlights

Represented iZettle in relation to the CMA's review of its acquisition by PayPal.

Notable practitioners

Clients remark that John Colahan "has a lot of experience, is clear and very knowledgeable in competition law." He has a wide range of experience advising clients on CMA investigations into distribution networks and mergers.

Clients describe Jonathan Parker as a "standout merger control practitioner," as well as a "very pragmatic and straightforward individual." He represents a host of clients on cross-border merger clearance, with a particularly prominent client base among multinational tech companies.

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UK

Competition Law


John D Colahan
Band 4
Jonathan Parker
Band 4