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Competition Law
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Provided by Ali Nikpay

Practice Areas

EU/UK competition law in particular economically complex mergers/behavioral cases, multi-jurisdictional cartels, multi-jurisdictional mergers, sector/market investigations and UK National Security and Investment reviews.

Career

Co-Chair of Gibson Dunn’s Antitrust and Competition Group. Multiple winner of The Lawyer Hot 100 Awards; named by the Daily Telegraph as “one of the world’s preeminent experts in European competition law” and by the FT as one of the “top 10 legal innovators” in Europe. Prior to private practice served for 5 years at the EC’s DG for Competition followed by a decade at UK competition authority. Roles included Senior Director for Merger Decisions, Senior Director for Cartels, and Senior Director for Policy.

Publications

Faull & Nikpay: The EU Law of Competition - “the best single volume work dealing with EU competition” according to the European Competition Law Review.

Personal

Vice-chair of the London School of Economics governing council.

Chambers Review

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Europe

Competition Law - UK
2
Band 2

Ali Nikpay assists clients with complex merger clearance procedures, with significant experience in Phase I and II investigations, as well as advising on broader compliance and behavioural matters.
"He has a great analytical and problem-solving mind and is well plugged into relevant stakeholders." "He is my go-to for anything competition-related. He's incredibly clever, with strategic foresight which is second to nobody and incredible tactical insight."

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