Ruth Allen is a professional support lawyer in the competition, regulation and trade practice at Herbert Smith Freehills LLP, based in London. She provides technical advice to clients and colleagues on issues of both substantive competition law and procedure, and is also responsible for know-how resources and training programmes. Ruth previously worked as an associate in the team, and has a wide range of both contentious and non-contentious experience across all aspects of EU and UK competition law. She has a particular interest in competition litigation and foreign direct investment regulation.
Key Current Trends in FDI: Global OverviewGlobal Competition Review, Veronica Roberts, Ruth Allen and Ali MacGregor, December 2022, in Foreign Direct Investment Regulation Guide (ed.2)
ECJ rules for the first time on "pay-for-delay" agreementsHerbert Smith Freehills Competition Notes Blog, Kyriakos Fountoukakos, Dafni Katrana and Ruth Allen, February 6, 2020
Supreme Court ruling in Merricks: Some important clarifications but a number of unresolved issuesHerbert Smith Freehills Competition Notes blog, Kim Dietzel, Stephen Wisking, Daniel Woods and Ruth Allen, December 15, 2020
Taking Stock of the Collective Proceedings Regime in the Competition Appeal Tribunal – A Successful Compromise?Ruth Allen and Stephen Wisking, Due to be published Spring 2020: This article is based on a presentation by Stephen Wisking at ''The Civil Procedure Rules At 20' conference on 10 June 2019 at the Bonavero Institute of Human Rights.