I am Head of Competition and part of the Corporate Commercial Department at Bates Wells. I specialise in UK competition law (and EU competition law where relevant to the post-Brexit landscape) and economic regulatory matters.

  • Advising an accreditation body in sustainable metals on various competition law matters including on membership, chain of custody and standard setting
  • Advising a leading charity in the creative arts on its compliance with the new UK Subsidy Control Act
  • Advising a trade association and its members on compliance with a CMA Order in a fundamental service market
  • Advising a leading sporting body on the implications of commercial data-sharing arrangements with other stakeholders
  • Advising an incumbent provider of counselling services to vulnerable persons on public procurement compliance
  • Advising a representative F&B body with solution-focussed competition advice to encourage adherence to voluntary, responsible codes of conduct
  • Providing strategic competition and related IP law advice to a Not-for-Profit owner of an important, purposeful logo
  • Advising a standard-setting body in renewable energy on the IP licensing and competition law
  • Advising a lead provider of public leisure facilities on its procurement strategy in an increasingly competitive environment
  • Advising charitable trusts with overriding environmental objects on the UK Subsidy Control Bill
  • Advising arts and culture applicants for Government COVID-related funding on handling information requirements under the UK/EU subsidy control principles
  • Advising a financial services’ body on objective initiatives to support its household-name members
  • Advising a provider of renewable energy on competition law in relation to shareholder activism
  • Advising a leading data science research institution on the EU/UK export control regime for dual-use goods as part of its risk assessment procedures
  • Advising a world-renowned UK university on its multi-million pound application for ERDF funding to upgrade an existing scientific research facility
  • Providing competition law compliance training to leading trade associations in the food, leisure and construction sectors