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Annual Competition Section dinner and awards 2018

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The Law Society’s Competition Section is pleased to announce that its annual formal dinner and Horsfall-Turner essay prize awards will take place on Wednesday 28 November.

The event will take place at the Law Society’s Hall, 113 Chancery Lane, London WC2A 1PL.

This event provides an excellent opportunity to meet solicitors and other professionals working in the competition field, as well as to entertain clients and valued contacts.

The evening will start with a reception at 18:30 in the Reading Room followed by dinner at 19:30 in the Commmon Room. Dress code for this event is black tie.

The after dinner keynote speaker will be Professor Richard Whish QC (Hon).

Professor Whish is president of the Competition Section and an Emeritus professor of Law at King’s College London. In 2014 he was appointed QC Honoris Causa. He was a non-executive director of the Office of Fair Trading in the UK from 2003 to 2009, and a non-executive director of the Singaporean Energy Markets Authority from 2005 to 2011.

He is the co-author with David Bailey of Competition Law , 8th edition 2015 (OUP) and the author of many other books, articles case-notes and book reviews on aspects of international competition law and policy. He is also a member of the Brexit Competition Law working group.

Horsfall-Turner essay prize competition

The title for the 2018 Horsfall-Turner essay prize competition is:
‘The judgment of the Court of Justice in the Coty case changes nothing for the selective distribution model. Discuss.’

The closing date for the entry deadline is midnight on Sunday 21 October .

For more information on the Horsfall-Turner essay prize, please visit the Competition Section website .

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