“Slaughter and May is applauded for its hugely responsive and well-connected practice in this sector. It particularly impresses with its work in merger control and contentious matters, with the London-Brussels axis important in the firm network”
Chambers Global, 2010
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We have one of the world's leading competition and regulatory practices and for many years have been ranked top in the field of competition law by the leading legal directories.
We have an outstanding reputation in transactional work, corporate advisory work, cartels, abuse of dominance, market investigations, State aid and regulatory work. Our expertise makes us well placed to deal with the current increase in private actions based on competition law.
Our competition practice includes about 40 lawyers based in London, Brussels, Beijing and Hong Kong. They are all specialists in competition and sectoral regulatory law.
The group is made up of seven partners (five in London and two resident in Brussels) and an adviser on regulated industries, Christopher Wright. We have an additional four partners in our Competition Litigation team. The competition specialists in our offices operate as one integrated team and have close working relationships with the competition practices of our 'Best Friends' in other major jurisdictions.