UK The Regions Competition Law
1Burges Salmon LLPCompetition Law2023 | Band 1 |Burges Salmon is an outstanding Bristol-based firm that is particularly sought after by clients from the retail industry for advice on merger clearance matters. The law firm represents clients in CMA investigations, including cartels and abuse of dominance. Its lawyers advise international clients on foreign direct investment merger control. Additionally, its competition team has expertise on state aid mandates and also demonstrates notable experience in regulated sectors, particularly the water industry. 1DWFCompetition Law2023 | Band 1 |The competition team at DWF is spread across various regional offices, including Manchester and Leeds. It is renowned for its strong state aid practice. DWF regularly represents funding organisations such as local authorities in the North and public sector bodies across the regions, as well as grant recipients. It also assists with merger clearance matters and anti-competitive behaviour investigations. Its lawyers advise on the implications of Brexit upon the funding of projects within the transport sector, and the new UK Subsidy Control regime.
2Eversheds SutherlandCompetition Law2023 | Band 2 |Eversheds Sutherland is a well-respected law firm with a competition team based in Leeds that has a strong focus on merger control. It assists clients with investigations, including abuse of dominance complaints. Its lawyers handle cross-border merger control in collaboration with the firm's offices elsewhere. It is a strong choice for clients in the utilities, life sciences and food sectors. 2Walker Morris LLPCompetition Law2023 | Band 2 |The competition practice at this Leeds-based firm represents clients in cartel follow-on damages litigation and CMA investigations. Walker Morris assists clients with merger control matters, as well as block exemption rules. Additionally, its lawyers have experience advising on state aid regulations.
3Osborne Clarke LLPCompetition Law2023 | Band 3 |The Bristol-based competition team at Osborne Clarke assists clients with the competition aspects of supply-chain and distribution agreements. It represents clients in anti-competitive behaviour investigations and compliance with state aid rules on project funding. Its lawyers work closely with the firm's offices in London and across Europe. 3Shoosmiths LLPCompetition Law2023 | Band 3 |Shoosmiths' competition team is active on matters for clients in the automotive and transport sectors. Based in Reading, it advises on merger control and state aid rules for project funding. Its lawyers also have experience supporting client engagement with the CMA, including for market studies.
- Pinsent Masons LLPCompetition Law2023 | Band 3
- TLT LLPCompetition Law2023 | Band 3