James Webber is a partner in the Antitrust practice in Brussels and London. 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.
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