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DLA Piper
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London > Dispute resolution > Competition litigation

(Next Generation Partners)

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Recognised for its ‘great technical abilities’, DLA Piper’s team forms an integral part of the firm’s global antitrust and competition group and often works with the corporate department. Representing clients in both English and European courts, the group is well-equipped to handle complex investigations and related follow-on litigation. Its recent work is particularly prominent in the pharmaceutical industry. Sam Szlezinger, Alexandra Kamerling and Sarah Smith jointly lead the practice.

London > Corporate and commercial > EU and competition

DLA Piper’s ‘bright, friendly and responsive’ department handles a large volume of mandates involving complex merger control considerations in the UK and internationally. Other primary fields of expertise include investigations and competition enforcement, regulatory issues, compliance and commercial agreements. The group often acts hand in glove with the firm’s corporate practice, but also routinely cooperates with sector-specific teams on matters in the pharmaceutical, media, manufacturing, retail and sports sectors, among others. The practice is led by the trio Sam Szlezinger, Alexandra Kamerling and Sarah Smith.