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James Aitken

London, UK Europe Guide 2021 Ranked in 1 departments
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Competition Law - UK

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James Aitken offers clients a wide range of experience in complex mergers and investigations. He is described by clients as "a fantastic and very impressive competition lawyer who is prepared to give you actual advice and not hedge his bets."
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Contentious and non-contentious antitrust and regulatory matters, particularly article 101/102 investigations and merger control. Appears regularly before the European Commission, the UK Competition Markets Authority and Competition Appeals Tribunal, and other agencies worldwide. Extensive experience in financial services, technology and media, antitrust and patent law, and regulation of utilities under EU and UK law. Co-head of the firm’s technology sector group.

Career

James qualified in 2000, and became a partner in 2011. Référendaire at UK CAT 2004-06.

Professional Memberships

Solicitors' European Group, Norwegian-British Chambers of Commerce.

Publications

Contributing author on Bellamy and Child, 'European Union Law of Competition'.

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