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Competition Section

Join today Welcome to the Competition Section - the community that promotes the discussion of competition law issues and closer links between the legal profession and relevant officials.

Our evening seminars, run in London and Brussels, are free to attend for Section members, and available after the event as recorded podcasts

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Seminar: Round up of CAT private enforcement (12 September 2017)

This Tuesday evening presentation will help you to gain an improved understanding of the implications of recent decisions within the Competition and Appeal Tribunal.

Jeremy Robinson

Seminar: Online hotel booking - antitrust investigation (13 June 2017)Subscription

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All past event presentations

As a Section member, you're entitled to four webinars as part of your membership, available live and on-demand

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Webinar: The interface between public procurement and competition law

There are many factors relating to competition law that need to be considered when advising on public procurement.


Webinar: Understanding full functionality in joint ventures (OnDemand)

How independent must a joint venture (JV) be from its parents? What does the European Commission mean when it talks about a real estate JV lacking an autonomous, long-term business activity in the market?

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Annual Competition Section dinner and awards 2018

14 September 2018

Attend the Law Society’s Competition Section annual dinner and Horsfall-Turner essay prize awards on Wednesday 28 November.

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2018 Horsfall Turner essay competition now open

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The Horsfall Turner essay prize is a prestigious award given to the best essay submission on a given topic every year.

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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.

*See Section terms and conditions

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