Robert O'Donoghue: "Law and Policy of the European Union: Abuse of Dominance Past, Present and Future"

24 February 2015, 5.30 PM - 9 January 2015, 12.11 PM

Robert O’Donoghue (LLB 1995)

Wills Memorial Building

As part of the Distinguished Alumni Guest Lecture Series, Robert O’Donoghue (LLB 1995) barrister Brick Court Chambers will be giving a lecture entitled: "Law and Policy of the European Union: Abuse of Dominance Past, Present and Future"

Robert O'Donoghue graduated from Bristol in 1995.

Robert has extensive experience of competition law, EU law, utility regulation, and related aspects of commercial and public law and has acted in a number of leading cases in the English, European, and Irish Courts and arbitral bodies involving claims under European and UK competition law. 

Clients include companies such as British Airways, Google, Glencore, Telefónica, ASDA, Samsung, and Marks and Spencer, as well as competition authorities and sectoral regulators in the UK and elsewhere.  

He has appeared in major cases in the High Court, Competition Appeal Tribunal, Court of Appeal, the EU Courts, the Irish courts, international arbitral bodies, and in oral hearings before competition authorities and sectoral regulators in these matters.

Robert has consistently appeared as a leading barrister in legal directories such as Chambers and Partners and Legal 500. 

Further awards and accolades include:

  • Listed in the “40 Under 40” of global competition lawyers by Global Competition Review – one of only three practising UK barristers listed (2012)
  • Profiled as one of five junior barristers in the Global Competition Review UK Barrister Survey (2013)
  • The youngest nominee and only practising barrister to feature in the Who's Who of Competition Lawyers & Economists (2011)
  • Outstanding EU Competition Lawyer Fellowship Award, Global Competition Law Centre, College of Europe (2003)

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