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Addleshaw Goddard

MILTON GATE, 60 CHISWELL STREET, LONDON, EC1Y 4AG, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7606 8855
Fax:
Fax 020 7606 4390
DX:
47 LONDON CHANCERY LANE WC2
Email:
Web:
www.addleshawgoddard.com

Rona Bar-Isaac

Tel:
Work 020 7160 3357
Email:
Addleshaw Goddard

Work Department

Competition.

Position

Partner, competition group specialising in UK and EC competition and regulatory law. Advises UK and international clients on a wide range of competition law matters in both Brussels and London, including securing of merger clearances, market investigations, investigations of anti-competitive agreements, abuses of market power and in the context of anti-trust litigation. Represents clients across a variety of sectors, including consumer goods, financial services, media, water and energy.

Career

Trained and qualified (1996) at Lovell White Durrant; Lovells 1996-2002; Denton Wilde Sapte 2002-2004; Wilmer Hale 2004-2010; Addleshaw Goddard 2010 to present; Ofwat (secondment) 2014.

Languages

French.

Member

Law Society European Group; Competition Law Association.

Education

South Hampstead High School (Academic scholar); Pembroke College, University of Oxford (1994 Mathematics and Philosophy BA, 1st class); College of Law, London, (1995 CPE), (1996 LPC with distinction).

Leisure

Family, arts, walking.


London: Corporate and commercial

EU and competition

Within: EU and competition

Bruce Kilpatrick¬†heads the ‚Äėincredibly attentive‚Äô, ‚Äėcommercial‚Äô, and ‚Äėpractical‚Äô team at¬†Addleshaw Goddard, which is especially strong in the financial services, consumer and retail and regulated utility sectors and counts JD Sports, Ofwat and the Department for Transport among its clients. Kilpatrick and associate¬†Michael Speer¬†have been providing multi-jurisdictional merger control guidance to GVC in respect of its recommended offer for Ladbrokes Coral.¬†Rona Bar-Isaac¬†has been acting for Burton Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust in relation to the client‚Äôs proposed merger to combine with Derby Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. Managing associate¬†Al Mangan¬†has been advising SSE on the merger control and competition law issues associated with its investment in the Dogger Bank wind farm.

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London: Projects, energy and natural resources

Water

Within: Water

Known for its 'great response times, highly-tailored and relevant sector advice, and very impressive industry knowledge', the water team at Addleshaw Goddard represents clients such as United Utilities, Danaher and several leading UK water companies. Edinburgh's Andrew Walker recently handled Castle Water's acquisition of the entire issued share capital of non-domestic water retailer Cobalt Water, and 'very impressive advisor' Rona Bar-Isaac assisted a key market player with regulatory mandates in the context of retail and antitrust issues. David Shaw is a utilities expert and recently oversaw proposed variations to abstraction licenses on behalf of a UK water company. Richard Goodfellow heads the firm's energy and utilities group and is also a key name to note.

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North West: Corporate and commercial

EU competition

Within: EU competition

Addleshaw Goddard‚Äôs ‚Äėvery pragmatic‚Äô team ‚Äėquickly gets to grips with client parameters and the issues at hand‚Äô and its Manchester-based team is noted for its contentious expertise; ¬†the team is acting as co-counsel on behalf of the Road Haulage Association in collective proceedings brought against truck manufacturers to recover damages resulting from a 14-year cartel. The team is also defending NKT Cables on claims brought by National Grid and Scottish Power for alleged overcharges relating to the high voltage cables infringement decision of the European Commission. Mark Molyneux¬† heads the competition litigation team; his ‚Äėexperience of running big-ticket litigation is invaluable‚Äô and his ‚Äėability to pick up issues and propose sensible solutions is a real asset‚Äô. ¬†The Manchester team works closely with national team head Bruce Kilpatrick¬†and Rona Bar-Isaac, who are mainly based in the firm‚Äôs London office, and managing associate Clare Walker¬†in Leeds.

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