Philippe Chappatte > Slaughter and May > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Slaughter and May
ONE BUNHILL ROW
LONDON
EC1Y 8YY
England

Living Wage

Work Department

Competition.

Position

Partner; Philippe is Head of the Competition Group.

Philippe has extensive experience of both EU and UK competition law with expertise in merger, cartel, behavioural and competition litigation cases in both jurisdictions. He is resident in our London office, but is also established in Brussels, where he spends a proportion of his time.

Career

Articled Slaughter and May; qualified 1982; partner 1989.

Languages

French; reasonable German.

Memberships

Co-founder and co-president of the European Competition Lawyers Forum.

Education

Oxford (BA Law 1st Class); Université Libre de Bruxelles (Lic Sp Dr Eur highest distinction).

Lawyer Rankings

London > Corporate and commercial > EU and competition

Slaughter and May‘s ‘top-class‘ competition group possesses market-leading multijurisdictional capabilities across the full scope of antitrust investigations, merger control cases, subsidy control issues, and consumer law matters. The ‘wonderful‘ global competition co-chair Bertrand Louveaux is reputed for the depth of his practice, advising a mix of blue-chip manufacturers, financial services providers, and tech companies both on transactional matters and before the various regulatory authorities. Fellow global co-chair Claire Jeffs routinely coordinates merger approvals on a global scale, and is also noted for her experience in cartel and other behavioural cases. Philippe Chappatte is a highly experienced EU and UK competition law adviser, with recent highlights including proposed acquisitions in the biotech and health tech sectors. Multinational tech companies and sovereign states alike turn to Isabel Taylor for her expertise in state aid, subsidy control, and competition authority investigations – both at home and abroad. Lisa Wright ‘s recent focus encompasses e-commerce and financial services, while William Turtle has handled matters for the full scope of consumer goods manufacturers – from food and drink to luxury products. Senior counsel Tina Zhuo is also recommended. Jonathan Slade was promoted to partner in May 2022. All named lawyers work between the firm’s London and Brussels offices.