San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
We are delighted to welcome Mark Clough QC to speak in our Professional Practitoner Series.
Mark is a senior counsel in Dentons’ Brussels office and is one of the UK's leading experts in EU and competition law, including competition litigation, merger control, state aid, public procurement, international trade and economic regulation. He has represented clients for more than 25 years before the UK competition authorities and UK courts, including the Competition Appeal Tribunal, as well as the European Commission and EU Courts in Luxembourg.
He has advised clients on all areas of UK and EU competition law, from mergers, joint ventures and market investigations to cartels, dawn raids and investigations, distribution strategies, compliance programmes, including advice on competition strategies for dominant firms, and related economic regulation - in sectors as diverse as energy, water, financial services, transport including shipping, ICT, and food and drink. He was appointed Queen’s Counsel in 1999 and a Scottish Solicitor in 2013.
Mark was chairman of the Solicitors Association of Higher Court Advocates, SAHCA (2003 – 2006) and chair of the EU Committee of the Law Society (2010 – 2013) as well as being a member of the Law Society Working Group on Banking Reform. As an elected member of the Council of the European Law Institute based in Vienna, he currently chairs the Project Group on the European Commission’s proposed directive on competition law damages and its published Recommendation on Collective Redress.
The event will be followed by an informal reception giving students the opportunity to speak to Mark on a 1:1 basis.