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Trudy Feaster-Gee

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Walker Morris LLP

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Competition

Position

Partner, Barrister and Head of Competition

Career

Trudy has two decades of specialist experience advising on all aspects of EU and UK competition law. She has enjoyed a number of prestigious secondments including at the UK’s Competition and Markets Authority (CMA), supporting the Chairman and Director of Policy, and as a Stagiare in DG Competition in Brussels. Trudy also enjoyed in-house positions as Head of Legal at Volkswagen UK and latterly as Head of External Competition Engagement at Lloyds Banking Group.

The variety of these roles has allowed her to ‘sit on each side of the fence’ and gain a very rounded perspective on the application of competition law. Trudy has advised in a wide range of industry sectors, particularly the motor industry, pharmaceuticals / IP and various regulated sectors (electricity, water, telecoms and financial services).

Trudy Feaster-Gee acts on the full range of competition mandates, with notable expertise in the regulated utilities and financial services sectors. An impressed client remarks: “Her knowledge of this complex area of law is excellent and we feel that we can rely upon her for robust and accurate advice. She is prompt to respond to queries and always meets the demanding deadlines we set.”


Yorkshire and the Humber: Corporate and commercial

EU and competition

Within: Leading individuals

Trudy Feaster-Gee - Walker Morris LLP

Within: EU and competition

With ‘the pre-eminent team in the region’ and ‘an unmatched ability to punch above its weight’, Walker Morris LLP is praised as ‘a safe pair of hands for any issue’ combining ‘a thorough approach and exceptional market knowledge to provide a fully comprehensive service’. Trudy Feaster-Gee and Jeremy Scholes jointly lead the practice; Feaster-Gee is an expert in abuse of dominance issues and is ‘incredibly practical and user friendly’. Clients also praise ‘brilliantly talented’ director Shaukat Ali, whose expertise encompasses merger control issues, cartels, restrictive agreements and abuse of dominance work; senior associate Richard Jacques, who ‘really takes the time to understand the client’; and director Kate Webster, who handles the firm’s public procurement and state aid work. Recent highlights include advising Endless on the competition aspects of its disposal of one of its portfolio companies, Imtech, to EDF; assisting multiple clients with competition law compliance issues relating to products sold online, and handling state aid compliance, funding agreements and property due diligence work for Barnsley Metropolitan Borough Council. Caterpillar Group, Augean and Enova International are also clients.

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