Kings Chambers

Adam Aldred

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Practice Areas

Barrister specialising in all aspects of EU and UK competition law, including antitrust investigations, appeals, antitrust litigation (including class actions), mergers, restrictive trade practices and cartels, strategic business advice (including joint ventures and other forms of collaboration), dominance, public procurement, State aid and competition risk management.


Law Extension Committee, University of Sydney 1983 to 1987, Admitted to practice in the Supreme Court of New South Wales 1987, Trinity Hall University of Cambridge - 1988 to 1989 (Master of Laws - Public International; EU law), Norton Rose 1989 to 1993 (EU; competition law), Hammonds (Partner) 1994 to 2001 (EU; competition law; commercial litigation), Accredited Mediator 1999 (ADR Group), Solicitor Advocate (Higher Courts (Civil Advocacy)) 2000, Addleshaw Goddard LLP (Partner) 2001 to 2014 (EU; competition; antitrust litigation), Called to the Bar (Gray’s Inn) 2014, Kings Chambers 2014 to date, Direct Access Qualified 2015, Irish Roll 2016, Australian Registration Certificate 2017.

Professional Memberships

The General Council of the Bar of England and Wales, New South Wales Bar Association, British Institute of International and Comparative Law, The Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, The Asian Institute of Alternative Dispute Resolution.


Cartels: Enforcement, Appeals and Damages Actions, 2014, 2nd Ed – UK Chapter.

Twitter: @adamantitrust