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Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP

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Stephen Rose

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Stephen has 24 years' experience as an EU and competition law expert, working in London and Brussels. He has represented clients from a range of industries before the European Commission and national competition authorities. Stephen specialises in securing clearances for acquisitions and joint ventures and he frequently coordinates projects globally.

Stephen is recommended as a competition expert in numerous directories including Legal Business: Legal Experts (2011); Chambers: Guide to the UK Legal Profession (2012); Chambers Europe (2012); Chambers Global (2012); The Legal 500: (2011/12); PLC - Competition Multijurisdictional Guide 2012.

In Legal 500, Stephen has been described by clients as "outstanding" and "very calm in a crisis and very clear in his advice".

In Chambers he has been described as "the cat's pyjamas on merger clearances and cartel investigations", "[giving] concise and logical advice", "stays calm in a crisis", "approachable and pragmatic manner" .  Eversheds' competition practice is described in Chambers as "Magic Circle quality at much better value".  

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London: Corporate and commercial

EU and competition

Within: EU and competition

Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP provides ‘prompt’, ‘reliable’, and ‘user-friendly’ advice to a client base that includes Vodafone, Volkswagen Group, Roche Products, and Cobham. Practice head and ‘excellent adviserRos Kellaway acted alongside senior associate Aysha Fernandes and others advising RWE UK’s supply, generation, and trading businesses on the CMA’s energy market investigation. The practice has experience in cartel and market investigations, merger control work, and in providing strategic behavioural and compliance advice. Stephen Rose and Julia Woodward-Carlton are also recommended, as is Peter Harper, who joined from Allen & Overy LLP in 2017.

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