Join the Competition Section

Who can join?

Membership is open to anyone with an interest in competition law, including solicitors and trainee solicitors in private practice and in-house, as well as registered foreign lawyers.

Why join?

Join the Competition Section for access to SRA competence coded events, webinars and online content developed and designed by leading competition law experts to help you:

  • Learn what is happening in your market
  • Understand what to do about it
  • Network with other practitioners and experts
  • Influence change in law and practice

What we do

Our support will help you achieve best practice, because it comes from competition law experts, both solicitors and representatives of related institutions, with access to government and key market influencers.

Not only does your annual membership fee give you access to exclusive evening seminars with expert industry speakers, topical webinars and online and face-to-face networking, but you can also access archived online content, podcasts of recent seminars and recorded webinars, making your membership go even further.

What you pay and how to join

The below table shows the Competition Section membership prices. Pricing is per person.

Section Discount for not-for-profit organisations, for example, charities or government departments Standard Group discount Corporate
Competition Any 1 to 4 5 to 9 10+
£159pp £199pp £175pp POA

To join an individual person at the standard price of £199, click on the ‘Join Now Online’ link or download the membership form. Group discounts relate to five or more colleagues joining at the same time.

To access any of the discounted memberships or for any general membership queries, email us at MSadmin@lawsociety.org.uk or call 0207 320 5804.


For more information about Sections, visit the Communities website .

Benefits of Membership*

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

The current Competition 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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