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Simon Pritchard

Linklaters - London

  • One Silk Street
  • London, Greater London, UK
  • EC2Y 8HQ

Practice Areas

Experience in UK and EU merger control and antitrust matters, including abuse of dominance, CAT litigation and cartel defence work. Expertise across a range of sectors including consumer goods/retailing, transport, pharmaceuticals, media and entertainment, IT, financial services and chemicals.


Associate at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, Brussels (1999-2000) and Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton, Washington DC (2001-03). Senior director, mergers at Office of Fair Trading 2003-08 (deputy director 2003-05; director 2005-07). Partner, Allen & Overy, London 2009-13. Partner, Linklaters, London 2013 to date.


Attended University of Heidelberg, LLM (1996-97), University of Adelaide, BA (Hons), LLB (Hons) (1989 -96).