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Competition Law
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Provided by Simon Priddis

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Publications

A frequent speaker at international conferences on EU/UK competition matters, Simon has also authored a number of publications on competition issues.

Practice Areas

Simon is a partner in Freshfields’ UK antitrust, competition and trade practice. He assists clients before EU and UK regulators and courts across the full range of domestic and European competition law, including merger control, Articles 101/102 and equivalent UK legislation, and cartel and market/sector investigations. He provides strategic business advice to clients: including on transactions, (including mergers, acquisitions, disposals, joints ventures, carve-outs, licensing, etc); risk management strategies, (e.g. addressing upfront antitrust risks, investigations and litigation strategies); or counselling on discrete compliance challenges and execution of business strategy. Simon’s experience working for a UK regulator and in private practice in Belgium and the US give him a deep understanding of how to work with the regulators in a wide range of transactional and investigatory environments, and how to devise successful cross-border commercial strategies for clients.

Career

Simon joined Freshfields as a Partner in 2007 and became the managing partner of the London antitrust practice from 2014-2020. He is based in both London and Brussels.

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Competition Law - London (Firms)
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Simon Priddis has a strong practice advising clients on a range of competition law matters, including acquisitions, investments and joint ventures. He has substantial experience acting in the financial services, private equity and pharmaceutical industries.

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