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Norton Rose Fulbright

Peter Scott

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London: Corporate and commercial

EU and competition

Within: EU and competition

Norton Rose Fulbright¬†is noted for its ‚Äėvery practical, pragmatic approach‚Äô, with the team noted as ‚Äėexcellent in working under pressure and with challenging deadlines‚Äô. London office competition practice head¬†Ian Giles¬†‚Äėis reliable and to the point and gives very balanced and pragmatic advice, with a unique ability to drill down and find the key points in the matter‚Äô. Giles acts as lead antitrust advisor to Delta Air Lines in Europe and has been advising the client on its joint venture arrangements with Air France-KLM. The¬†‚Äėvery client-orientated‚Äô¬†Peter Scott¬†was promoted to global head of the firm‚Äôs antitrust and competition group following Martin Coleman's¬†departure to become a non-executive director at the CMA. Scott ‚Äėthinks imaginatively and proactively‚Äô and recently assisted Mercer in relation to the CMA‚Äôs market investigation concerning the supply and acquisition of investment consultancy services and fiduciary management services. ¬†Mark Tricker¬†provides ‚Äėvery user-friendly and actionable advice‚Äô, acting for major corporates including Carlsberg, G4S and Reckitt Benckiser.

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London: Crime, fraud and licensing

Fraud: white-collar crime

Within: Fraud: white-collar crime

Norton Rose Fulbright¬†is ‚Äėan outstanding firm‚Äô that regularly acts for¬†senior executives, corporates and financial institutions in multi-jurisdictional regulatory investigations, enforcement proceedings and prosecutions. The firm continues to represent a former financial director of Tesco in relation to an ongoing SFO prosecution that resulted from profit overstatement in a case worth around ¬£250m. Peter Scott¬†heads the team, which includes Neil O‚ÄôMay, who¬†has ‚Äėquickly established a reputation as a go-to person for managing these cases‚Äô, and Lista M. Cannon, who¬†has ‚Äėlong-range vision and commands the confidence of her clients‚Äô. Pamela Reddy¬†joined as partner from Simons Muirhead & Burton. Chris Warren Smith¬†and Melanie Ryan¬†left for Morgan, Lewis & Bockius UK LLP.

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London: Dispute resolution

Commercial litigation

Within: Commercial litigation

Norton Rose Fulbright's 'professional, organised and capable practice' acts for public and private companies operating across the firm's key industry sectors: financial institutions; energy; infrastructure, mining and commodities; transport; technology and innovation; and life sciences and healthcare. The team acted for Good Energy Group in relation to its rights and obligations to resist actions taken by an activist shareholder. Peter Scott is EMEA dispute resolution and competition head; Ruth Cowley 'delivers the goods'; Antony Corsi is 'very astute, commercial and succinct'; and Ffion Flockhart 'always sees the bigger picture'. Neil Miller is another name to note, as are of counsel Jane Park-Weir and senior associate Charlie Weston-Simons, who is 'super-smart'. Former Middle East head Patrick Bourke returned to the London office from Dubai, while recently appointed Middle East head Deirdre Walker relocated to the Dubai office. Chris Warren-Smith and Melanie Ryan joined Morgan, Lewis & Bockius UK LLP.

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Competition litigation

Within: Leading individuals

Peter Scott - Norton Rose Fulbright

Within: Competition litigation

The team at Norton Rose Fulbright advises claimants and defendants on the full range of competition law proceedings before UK and EU courts and in regulatory appeals before the Competition and Markets Authority. Providing 'strong leadership', practice head Peter Scott is noted for his 'conscientiousness' and experience in high profile competition disputes. Scott represented The Law Society in its defence of a fast-track claim before the Competition Appeal Tribunal, brought by Socrates Training, alleging that the client's accreditation scheme breached competition law. In another stand out case, alongside Mark Simpson, he is currently representing Vodafone, as an indirect purchaser, in its High Court claims against multiple suppliers of smart chips; a case listed for trial in 2019. 'Highly competent' senior associate James Flett is another key figure on the team.

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London: Risk advisory

Regulatory investigations and corporate crime

Within: Regulatory investigations and corporate crime

The ‚Äėoutstanding‚Äô practice at¬†Norton Rose Fulbright¬†advises a wide range of corporate clients in high-profile investigations. It is adept at handling multi-jurisdictional regulatory investigations and enforcement proceedings, criminal investigations and related prosecutions and civil litigation. It provides advices on issues of bribery and corruption, fraud, money-laundering, antitrust, economic sanctions, export controls, human rights and market manipulation. Sam Eastwood¬†(now at Mayer Brown International LLP)¬†headed the team alongside Peter Scott¬†and Neil O‚ÄôMay¬†who has ‚Äėquickly established a reputation as a go-to person for managing these cases‚Äô. Lista M. Cannon¬†is ‚Äėalways thinking three steps ahead of everyone else ‚Äď she has long-range vision, and commands the confidence of her clients‚Äô. David Harris¬†is noted for his ‚Äėmastery of the detail of all aspects of his cases‚Äô. Pamela Reddy¬†joined as partner from Simons Muirhead & Burton. Ruth Cowley¬†is also recommended.¬†Chris Warren-Smith¬†¬†and Melanie Ryan¬†left for Morgan Lewis.

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