Antitrust & Competition in Europe

Debevoise lawyers in the firm’s UK and European offices work with clients to secure regulatory clearances for complex international mergers and acquisitions before the European Commission and national competition authorities.

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Ranked as a leading firm in the UK for Competition/Antitrust.

“Strong professional team.”

Benchmark Litigation Europe, 2018-2020


Ranked as a leading UK firm for EU and Competition work.

“We have a great, efficient, well organised and very constructive working relationship with them.”

“Their meticulous knowledge of the decisional practices of the EU Commission really came in handy.”

“Their responsiveness is superb – both in the US and London. Their ability to address and hone in on the issue at hand is excellent.”

“High degree of experience and expertise as well as commercial understanding and overall business insight. Responsive at all times and very effective.”

“The team at Debevoise – both in the UK and US – are exceptional. They are smart, practical, efficient and commercially orientated.”

“They are a go-to group on both the simple and the most difficult cases. There is not a matter that they cannot handle.”

—The Legal 500 UK, 2021-2022

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Lawyer Publications

Timothy McIver, International Counsel resident in our London office whose practice focuses on EU and UK competition law, has authored two in depth chapters for the Practical Law Multijurisdictional guides, published by Thomson Reuters. The chapters provide a detailed, practical guide to the current regulatory environment for merger control in the UK, and for restraints of trade and dominance in the UK.

Merger Control in the UK (England and Wales)

Restraints of Trade and Dominance in the UK (England and Wales): Overview

Timothy McIver

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Timothy McIver (London) is listed in the latest edition of Who’s Who Legal: Competition. The listings are based on the number and strength of recommendations Who’s Who Legal received from clients and private practitioners around the competition market.

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