Alex Potter is a partner in the antitrust, competition and trade group, specialising in EC and UK competition law. His practice includes merger control, state aid law and competition enforcement actions brought by regulators, and he has particular experience in the consumer goods, retail and defence industries. Alex’s experience includes: obtaining EC merger control clearance for CVC Capital Partners Group on the acquisition by CVC Funds of SLEC, the holding company of the Formula One Group; obtaining EC merger control and national security clearances in relation to General Dynamics’ attempted public bid for Alvis; obtaining UK merger control clearance for Vestas Wind Systems on its public bid for NEG Micon; advising the UK Department for Transport and London Underground on the London Underground PPP, including obtaining State Aid clearance from the European Commission and EC/UK merger control clearances.

2020 Awards


Nominee, 2020 Antitrust Writing Awards: Business, Concerted Practices

Winner, 2019 Antitrust Writing Awards: Business, Unilateral Conduct

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