Tom is a senior associate in our antitrust, competition and trade group. His practice covers all areas of EU, UK and international competition law, from merger control to cross-border investigations into anti-competitive behaviour.
He has extensive experience of EU, UK and global merger filings and has advised clients on several complex Phase I and Phase II merger control filings requiring remedies to the European Commission, the Competition and Markets Authority as well as other international competition authorities. Tom also regularly advises on cross-border investigations into anti-competitive agreements and abuse of dominance, global antitrust compliance and best practice, and EU and domestic aviation regulation.,
Tom has advised clients across a broad range of sectors, including air transportation, fast moving consumer goods, pharmaceuticals, agrochemicals, heavy industries, telecommunications and media.
Advising Rentokil on the UK aspects of its successful acquisition of Cannon Hygiene.
Advising BASF on the global merger control aspects of its €7.6bn acquisition of significant components of Bayer’s seed and crop protection businesses and related assets, which Bayer divested ahead of its planned acquisition of Monsanto.
Advising Johnson & Johnson on the global merger control aspects of its $30bn public takeover of Actelion, including in relation to an innovative remedy package in the EU.
Advising AB InBev on the global merger control aspects of its $106bn acquisition of SABMiller, which created one of the world's largest consumer goods companies.
Advising BG Group on the global competition law and merger control aspects, which included merger filings and unconditional clearances in the EU, Australia, Brazil and China, of its €65bn acquisition by Shell.
Advising Holcim on the EU merger control aspects of its $43bn merger of equals with Lafarge, including in relation to a complex remedy package