Richard Whish

Richard Whish has been Professor of Law at King’s College London since January 1991; prior to that he taught at the University of Bristol. He is also a Professor at the College of Europe (Bruges). He is a qualified solicitor and was a partner at Watson, Farley and Williams from 1989 to 1998. He acts as a consultant to a variety of companies and regulatory agencies, and is a non-executive director of the Office of Fair Trading; he is also a member of the Board of the Singaporean Energy Market Authority. He is the author of or contributor to various books on competition law, including Competition Law, 5th edition (2003); Volume 47 of Halsbury’s Laws of England (with Ian Smith); the competition law chapter in Chitty on Contracts; the competition law chapter in the Stair Memorial Encyclop√¶dia of the Laws of Scotland (with Ian Flint); The Competition Act 1998 (with Peter Freeman); Merger Cases in the Real World: A Study of Merger Control Procedures (with Diane Wood). He is co-consultant editor with Peter Freeman of Butterworths Competition Law.

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