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Euclid Law

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-Partners: Oliver Bretz, Natalie Greenwood, Marie Leppard, Sarah Long, Paul McGeown, Becket McGrath, Michael Reiss and Andrea Zulli

-Senior Consultant: Gavin Robert

-Number of other fee-earners: 4

-International Offices: London and Brussels


Euclid Law was founded in 2015 with a single vision: to build a new-era law firm that focuses exclusively on competition law and foreign direct investment. We are results-driven and work directly with clients of all sizes – from multinationals to start-ups – as well as with referral law firms and co-counsel. Our in-depth experience and network of contacts in key jurisdictions around the world gives us the ability to advise and represent clients before authorities and courts across the UK, Europe and beyond. We act on many high-profile and complex mandates.

Euclid Law is the only boutique competition law firm ranked in Chambers & Partners UK and in Legal 500 London. We were Global Competition Review’s Regional Firm of the Year (Europe) in 2024.

-Merger control

-Dominance and market power

-Cartels and anti-competitive agreements

-Foreign direct investment, including the UK’s National Security & Investment Act

-Competition aspects of commercial agreements and distribution

-Environmental competition law

-Market and sector investigations

-Consumer law investigations

-EU foreign subsidy regime

-Compliance programmes and AI tools

We act for major corporates and industry organisations such as BP, Shell, Mastercard, London Stock Exchange Group, Guardian Media Group, Procter & Gamble, GSMA, Siemens Energy, Rio Tinto and Copart.

We are also the go-to firm for specialist competition law and FDI advice for leading international law and accountancy firm.

Recent highlights include:

·Representing NASDAQ-listed global business Copart in securing an unconditional phase 2 clearance by the UK’s Competition and Markets Authority of its acquisition of Hills Motors in the car salvage

and green parts recycling sector. Unprecedentedly, the CMA overturned its provisional findings to prohibit the merger and then cleared it unconditionally;

·Representing the London Stock Exchange’s on the phase 2 merger clearance of its acquisition of Quantile;

·Advising on confidential merger control reviews in the AI sector;

·Acting for a confidential client in one of the largest ongoing UK cartel investigations (into sports broadcasting), as well as acting in a pan-European cartel investigation by the European Commission;

·Advising on CMA market studies, such as those into electric vehicles, funerals and digital advertising;

·Representing parties in investment screening reviews, including sensitive cases subject to call-in by the UK Government under the National Security & Investment Act;

·Acting on two of the most high-profile CMA consumer law investigations of recent years (StubHub on the long-running secondary ticketing investigation and Emma Mattresses on the investigation of its

online marketing practices);

·Reviews under the new EU Foreign Subsidies Regulation; and

EU-law related public affairs advice, including on the EU Digital Markets Act, which seeks to regulate large tech gatekeepers.

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