Competition, antitrust and trade

Cartels and damages

Our dedicated team is made up of competition lawyers and litigators who are highly experienced in all aspects of alleged competition law infringements – from handling regulatory investigations to bringing and defending damages actions. We also have strong relationships with a number of professional service firms including economists and technology providers, to ensure we have the right team in place.

Whether you are facing a competition investigation or market inquiry, we will take a strategic approach to representing you throughout the process. Our pan-European team has been involved in high-profile investigations, advising clients throughout all stages including putting in place compliance programmes and training, filing for leniency, managing dawn raids, responding to the competition authority and filing appeals against decisions.

We also have a strong cartel damages practice, bringing and defending claims across Europe. Our specialist competition experience means that we give effective and commercially focused advice on cartel claims and damage disputes from the moment they arise. Our team has represented clients before the European Court of Justice, in national courts, arbitrations and in private enforcement proceedings.

Experience


Cartel damages claimant

Represented the claimant in Germany's largest pending follow-on cartel damages action, including preliminary reference to the European Court of Justice.

Hydrogen peroxide cartel

Advised on collective follow-on action against the members of the hydrogen peroxide cartel in Germany.

LCD cartel litigation

Acted in a cartel litigation in London Commercial Court involving LCD’s, on behalf of a client from Taiwan.

Automotive spare parts supplier

Advised an automotive spare parts supplier in the European Commission's largest-ever cartel investigation.

A computer manufacturer

Acted for a claimant computer manufacturer in high value claims against cartelists following on from the European Commission's decision relating to the CRT and DRAM cartels.

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