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Maitland Walker wins GLE law firm of the year for competition law

Julian Maitland-Walker
11th March 2023

Awards News

Maitland Walker secures further recognition of their expertise in competition law by winning the GLE (Global Law Experts) law firm of the year 2023 for competition law (England).
Maitland Walker have long been recognised as industry leaders, with a top tier ranking in legal 500 and Julian Maitland Walker being personally recognised as a leading individual in his field.

Notable matters include:

  • The merger of the number 1 and 2 competitors in UK gaming machine sector under UK merger rules.
  • The merger of major UK supermarket chain before the OFT and the Competition Commission with an appeal to the Competition Appeals Tribunal on a partial divestment issue.
  • UK and Irish clearance on Anglo Irish merger in the ship transport sector.
  • Collaborative/ concentrative joint venture in the civil aircraft industry and negotiating and obtaining EU merger clearance.
  • Concentrative joint venture in the electricity generation industry and obtaining EU merger clearance.
  • Pursuing a refusal to supply/resale price maintenance claim by a reseller against a distributor in the Competition Appeals Tribunal.
  • Defending a parallel importer of pharmaceutical products in rebranding imports under EU law.

The team have also been involved with many of the leading UK cases involving the free movement of goods and freedom of establishment, both at a regulatory level and in the Courts and are currently involved in high profile collective actions under the Consumer Rights Act involving railway ticketing and intellectual property.

Please see our EU and Competition and Collective action pages for further information.

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