Telecommunications (Band 4)
Practice Areas: Partner specialising in competition law, telecoms, international trade law, general commercial law; sits as an arbitrator in international telecom and other utility regulation disputes.
Professional Memberships: Solicitors European Group (SEG); BIICL; International Bar Association (IBA) (Antitrust and Telecoms Committee); Competition Law Association. Member, EU Committee of Law Society and technical adviser to the UK Ministry of Justice on EU proposals for consumer contract law reform.
Career: Trained Macfarlanes; qualified 1975; associate Linklaters 1976-84; seconded to Legal Service, EU Commission 1978; partner Clifford Chance 1984-95; senior legal adviser OFTEL 1995-98; Department of Trade and Industry (now BIS) 1998; partner Theodore Goddard (Addleshaw Goddard) 1998 to 2008; 30 years' experience in EU and UK Competition Law, International Trade Law and Utility Regulation; 12 years practicing in Brussels.
Publications: Author of chapter on competition law in 'Telecommunications Law and Regulation' (4th edition Oxford University Press 2012); occasional visiting lecturer at universities in the UK and abroad; various articles in legal periodicals.
Personal: MA History University College Oxford.