Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP

Competition Law Department

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Competition law, merger control and state aid regimes are complex and constantly evolving, both nationally and internationally, increasing in complexity and with private enforcement also rising significantly in recent years. Our expert team is ideally placed to navigate the legal challenges that arise in this constantly evolving area.

Our in-depth knowledge of competition authorities, regulators, courts and policymakers – particularly in strategically important sectors of the economy (such as energy, water and telecommunications) means we are well-equipped to deliver clear, pragmatic and bespoke advice to our clients, helping them to achieve their strategic objectives.

Operating seamlessly across our UK and overseas offices and drawing on our trusted international networks, we provide comprehensive support to our clients in merger control and joint ventures; anti-competitive conduct; state aid; competition enforcement and disputes.


Downie, Gordon (Head of Department)

Grady, John

Parker, Fiona