Freshfields defends Eton against OFT

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer has come to the aid of public school Eton in connection with an Office of Fair Trading (OFT) cartel investigation. Eton and Winchester College, which is being advised by Farrer & Co, are being investigated by the OFT for alleged fee-fixing. The Lawyer understands that the schools have offered to assist the inquiry in return for leniency. First revealed on www.thelawyer.com, 17 September