I specialise in advising companies on the following question:

How Will This Merger Affect Competition?

My work focuses on investigations by the UK’s Competition and Markets Authority.

In particular:

    • I help companies and investors better assess merger control risks
    • I help companies make the best competition case they can
    • I regularly coach executives in preparation for investigation hearings

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My work draws on:

  • 20 years experience working in UK merger control for business and the competition authorities
  • Close involvement in hundreds of UK merger investigations
  • A unique UK merger database to measure risk and pinpoint lessons from similar merger decisions

I also:

  • train competition agencies around the world in investigation skills and techniques
  • advise companies involved in CMA market investigations




Latest blog: ‘A Growing Source Of Evidence In UK Merger Cases’

Upcoming briefings: On how to make a better merger case

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