Members get inclusive access to seminars and four one-hour webinars per year, plus discounted access to the Competition Section's Annual conference, dinner and other Law Society events

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Seminar: CPD compliance for Irish practising certificate holders (10 September)

Join us on 10 September at the Law Society for a practical seminar facilitated by Irish law firm Mason Hayes & Curran.

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Seminar: Competition Section president Professor Richard Whish (11 June)

Join us in London on Tuesday 11 June at 6pm for a seminar presentation from the president of the Competition Section Professor Richard Whish.

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Seminar: UK mergers update (12 March)Subscription

This seminar will provide an overview of substantive and procedural developments in UK merger control in 2018 and a look ahead to the challenges ahead in 2019.

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Competition Section seminar: The impact of data on merger control (12 February)

This seminar will survey EU merger control cases involving data issues.

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Competition Section annual conference 2019

We are pleased to announce that the Competition Section annual conference will be held on Thursday 9 May 2019 at the Law Society in London. The conference concludes with a drinks reception where you can network with speakers and fellow delegates.

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Annual Competition Section dinner and awards 2018

The Law Society’s Competition Section is pleased to share Professor Whish’s keynote speech and the photographs from the 2018 formal annual dinner and Horsfall Turner essay prize award ceremony.

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Benefits of Membership*

Competition Section renewals

The Competition Section will provide you with support, advice, networking opportunities and enable the sharing of best practice with peers.

The current Section engagement programme has been created in consultation with the Section Advisory Committee and will focus on key issues including:

  • Compliance and regulation
  • Brexit
  • Abuse of dominance
  • Damages actions
  • Mergers
  • Cartel enforcement
  • Dawn Raids
  • Sector Inquiries

These issues will be addressed through a range of activities including:seminars, podcasts, conference, annual dinner, webinars and a LinkedIn group.

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