Sean-Paul focuses his practice on issues involving EU and UK antitrust law, including merger control and counselling. Among others, Sean-Paul has extensive experience counselling clients on the IP/antitrust interface and dominance issues across the range of their activities. He has been involved in contentious matters before the European Commission and UK authorities and has litigated cases before the European Community courts, the Competition Appeals Tribunal in the UK and national courts in the UK and elsewhere. Sean-Paul has significant experience working with clients in a number of industries: pharmaceuticals, food and FMCG, chemicals, video games, and financial services. He also has experience advising gambling operators on French, UK and European competition law and on strategies that use competition law as a means for opening up local markets.
Teacher UK constitutional and administrative law, Kings College London 1993-94; associate, Cleary, Gottlieb, Steen & Hamilton 1994-97; associate, Bird & Bird 1997-2000; associate, Lovells 2000-05; legal director, UK Office of Fair Trading 2005-07; counsel, Crowell & Moring 2007-12; partner, Crowell & Moring 2012 to date.
Admitted as a solicitor in England and Wales.