Bumper promotion round for Slaughters with seven made up in London

19-Mar-2014 | By Natalie Stanton

Slaughter and May has made up seven associates to partner in this year’s promotions round – the highest number of promotions in more than six years.

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Bourtzalas becomes second partner to quit Ashurst’s Brussels office in a month

6-Mar-2014 | By Natalie Stanton

Competition and EU partner Efthymios Bourtzalas has quit Ashurst’s Brussels outpost, just weeks after the exit of renowned partner Julian Ellison from the same group.

Egorov Puginsky

Awards: Riders on the Eurostorm

3-Mar-2014 | By Joanne Harris

Russia dominates accolades of firms that have stayed strong and imaginative


Russia's Egorov Puginsky takes top prize at The Lawyer European Awards 2014

21-Feb-2014 | By Joanne Harris

Russian powerhouse Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners triumphed at The Lawyer’s fifth European Awards last night, taking home the title of European Firm of the Year.

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BT rejigs internal legal team with hire of Sky competition specialist Breckenridge

19-Feb-2014 | By Matt Byrne

BT has hired a new competition general counsel from Sky following last year’s internal restructuring of BT Retail and a subsequent reorganisation of the telecoms company’s legal teams.

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Quinn launches in Brussels for seventh Europe office

18-Feb-2014 | By Kate Beioley

Litigation boutique Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan has continued a year of international expansion with an office opening in Brussels.

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Suyong Kim

Joined-up thinking

29-Oct-2012 | By Joanne Harris

As the scrutiny and enforcement system is streamlined, antitrust regulation is at the top of many companies’ agendasSponsored by Hobs Legal Docs

Deirdre Trapp

Freshfields’ competition team still sets the pace in spite of market shift

12 April 2010

Magic circle firm’s ACT dept refuses to play second fiddle to corporate. By Gavriel Hollander

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Brussels flexes its muscles and stalls draft directive on competition law

12 October 2009

US-style class actions have been avoided… for the time being, says Kit Chellel

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Competition Opinion


Mergers on the brink of viability


Hospital trusts must put in the spadework before planning a link-up, or it could be blocked

Gillian Sproul

Enforcer’s weedy roots


 New competition authority will have  to work hard to  restore the reputation of the UK regime


Opinion: Striking the right balance


Actions for breach of confidence that aim to protect trade secrets need to prove a dishonest intent

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Minter Ellison submission to the Financial System Inquiry download subscription

Minter Ellison 16-Apr-2014

We welcome the Financial System Inquiry (FSI) and the opportunity to offer detailed insights and recommendations to the inquiry via this written submission.

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