Simon Pritchard Latham & Watkins


Simon Pritchard is an antitrust partner in the London office of Latham & Watkins. He previously worked for Linklaters an Allen & Overy LLP. Mr. Pritchard draws upon more than 25 years’ experience, having served in government on the Office of Fair Trading’s Senior Executive Team and as the UK’s first Senior Director of Mergers, and in private practice in Brussels, London, and Washington, D.C. A recognized thought leader, Mr. Pritchard has regularly acted as a competition expert to various UK Parliamentary and Whitehall committees, and served as nongovernmental adviser to the Office of Fair Trading and the US Federal Trade Commission. Having helped shape certain foundational aspects of modern UK merger enforcement, he also remains an active participant in periodic efforts to adapt and improve competition policy and procedure in the UK.

2022 Awards


Nominee, 2022 Antitrust Writing Awards: Business, Mergers

Nominee, 2018 Antitrust Writing Awards: Business, Procedure

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