Kings Chambers is the principal set of barristers operating in the regions specialising in EU & competition law. It has a dedicated team, headed by Adam Aldred, competent to advise on all areas of competition (antitrust) law.
What our EU and Competition Law Barristers offer
Our EU & competition law barristers have assisted clients in numerous market sectors to resolve competition law issues facing their businesses, including cartels, dominance, mergers, market investigations, litigation, trading agreements and compliance. Our barristers are well-known to case officers and staff at the Competition & Markets Authority (CMA) and the European Commission, having dealt with many mergers, dawn raids, investigations, and leniency applications.
For more information on our experience or to discuss a particular case, please contact us.
Our EU and Competition Law Barristers have appeared before:
Competition & Markets Authority
The Competition Appeal Tribunal
The High Court of Justice
The Court of Appeal
The European Courts in Luxembourg
In addition, our members can appear before domestic courts and tribunals at all levels to argue questions of EU and competition law.
Our barristers are also able to act as expert witnesses on UK and EU competition law and speak regularly at competition law conferences in the UK and across Europe and contribute to leading textbooks and journals.
Our barristers can advise those affected by State Aid, including government bodies, actual and potential aid recipients and their competitors. The context ranges from the lawfulness of proposed financial and other measures to EU State aid investigations, proceedings before UK courts and tribunals and challenges to Commission decisions before other EU courts.
EU and Competition Law Expertise
Advisory, including training and compliance
EU and UK merger control
EU and UK distribution strategies
Competition (Antitrust) litigation, including follow-on and stand-alone court actions and mediations
Abuse of dominance
Sectoral regulated regimes (e.g. telecommunications, utilities, health and financial services)
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