Kim Dietzel is a partner at Herbert Smith Freehills, London. She acts on the full spectrum of competition law issues across a range of sectors (including financial services, consumer goods and online markets). She has a particular focus on the aviation industry, where she also provides highly specialised regulatory advice. Kim Dietzel has a wealth of experience in relation to multi-jurisdictional cartel and leniency matters, and is one of the few competition practitioners with UK criminal cartel experience. In relation to merger control she has acted on a number of high profile appeals before the EU Courts, as well as on complex merger control investigations and remedy negotiations. In recent years, solicitor-advocate Kim has developed a leading private enforcement practice, acting in particular for defendants in precedent-setting follow-on damages cases, including appearing as an advocate in the CAT. Kim Dietzel has been confirmed by Global Competition Review (GCR) as one of the "top 100 women in antitrust".