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Simon Pritchard

Partner, London

Overview

Solicitor of the Senior Courts of England and Wales
Member of the New York Bar
Solicitor of the Supreme Court of New South Wales, Australia (non-practising)

Experience

Partner in Competition/Antitrust with experience in UK and EU merger control and antitrust matters, including abuse of dominance, CAT litigation and cartel defence work.  Simon has expertise across a range of industry sectors including consumer goods and retailing, transport, pharmaceuticals, media and entertainment, IT, financial services and chemicals.

Professional experience

2013 to date Partner, Linklaters, London
2009 - 2013 Partner, Allen & Overy LLP, London
2003 - 2008 Senior Director, Mergers, Office of Fair Trading, London
(Director, Mergers 2005-7; Deputy Director, Mergers 2003-5)
2001 - 2003 Associate, Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP, Washington D.C.
1999 - 2000 Associate, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP, Brussels

Education

1996 - 1997 University of Heidelberg, LLM
1989 - 1996  University of Adelaide, BA (Hons), LLB (Hons)

Languages

English, German, Dutch