James Webber is a partner in the antitrust practice in the Brussels and London offices of Shearman & Sterling. He focuses on EU and UK merger control, antitrust, State aid and subsidy control law. James’s competition practice is focused on merger control, joint ventures, cooperative agreements and antitrust litigation. He also has a significant practice in subsidy control / State aid and is consistently rated as one of Europe’s leading lawyers in this field. James is one of The Lawyer’s "Hot 100" 2022, the top 100 lawyers in any field selected for excellence within and relevance to the legal profession in the UK.
The EU General Court overturns the Commission’s decision to fine a semiconductor chip manufacturer €1.06 billion for abusing its dominant position (Intel)Concurrences, Elvira Aliende Rodriguez, Matthew Readings, James Webber, Ruba Noorali, The EU General Court overturns the Commission’s decision to fine a semiconductor chip manufacturer €1.06 billion for abusing its dominant position (Intel), 26 January 2022, e-Competitions January 2022, Art. N° 105642
European Commission continues to undermine investment protection in Europe: Challenge to Antin v. Spain Arbitral AwardShearman & Sterling, James Webber, Mark Steenson, Garreth Wong and Margaret Ryan, 5 August 2021
UK Supreme Court gives important judgment in the Visa/Mastercard ‘interchange fee’ litigationShearman & Sterling Perspectives, Matthew Readings, James Webber, Elvira Aliende Rodriguez, Jonathan Swil, James Matthews and Ruba Noorali, June 23, 2020