Mr Peter Crowther > Winston & Strawn LLP > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Winston & Strawn LLP

Work Department

EU Competition/Antitrust


Peter Crowther is widely recognised as a leading competition and trade lawyer, a significant part of his practice involves advising companies in a wide range of cartel and merger proceedings, and associated litigation.

Peter has significant experience of trade/sanction laws, EU merger control, national and international cartels, state aid, free movement and other general EU and competition law. He has a long track record of advising broadcasting and telecommunications companies on regulatory matters and also devises and implements compliance programmes covering areas such as competition, trade/sanctions, bribery and corruption.

Lawyer Rankings

London > TMT (technology, media and telecoms) > Sport

US firm Winston & Strawn LLP continues to develop its sports practice in the UK and across Europe, with particular emphasis on finance, corporate, competition, governance and athlete rights matters. A key distinguisher for the firm is its alliance with the British Athletes’ Commission which sees it engaged for an array of athlete welfare, performance development, funding, selection, classification and agreement mandates. Peter Crowther, an ‘always available and well-researched ’ competition specialist, fronts the practice and also serves as managing partner of the firms’ London and Brussels offices.

London > Corporate and commercial > EU and competition

Winston & Strawn LLP regularly handles competition issues at EU level, and has a proven record of appearing before the European Commission, EU Member State authorities, and the European community courts. Clients appreciate that the team is ‘very well coordinated with Winston’s New York and DC offices’ and able to advise in multijurisdictional merger filings. Peter Crowther is managing partner of the London and Brussels offices and assists with trade and sanctions issues in addition to competition law.