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|Education||LL.B., Hons., First Class; M.A., Hons.; Law Society Finals (with honours)|
|Admitted||1990, England and Wales|
|Languages||English; French; German|
Gillian Sproul is held in extremely high regard by commentators, who commend her ability to interact in a clear and straightforward manner, backed up by substantial experience.
Chambers UK 2013
Gillian Sproul is head of antitrust and competition in London and advises clients on EU and UK competition law matters. She has represented clients in cartel and abuse of dominance cases before the EU and UK regulators and courts and has obtained EU, UK and other national clearances for numerous complex mergers and joint ventures. She has recently represented a defendant in EU cartel proceedings on an appeal to the European Court of Justice and defended a market-dominant business against proceedings by the UK competition authorities.
In addition, Gillian regularly advises clients on the impact of the EU and UK competition rules and the EU rules on state aids, relative to a broad range of business agreements, transactions and strategies.
Consistently ranked as a key individual, Gillian communicates clearly and comprehensibly to lay clients. (Chambers UK 2014). She is held in extremely high regard by commentators, who commend her ability to interact in a clear and straightforward manner, backed up by substantial experience. (Chambers UK 2013).Prior to joining Mayer Brown in 2005, she held senior appointments in two other prominent UK law firms. Gillian speaks French and German in addtion to her native English.
Documents by this lawyer on Martindale.com
Merlie Calvert,Kiran S. Desai,Julian Ellison,Gillian Sproul, April 2, 2014
A reformed UK competition regime comes into force on 1 April.
Countdown to 1 April: UK Merger Regime Changes
Merlie Calvert,Kiran S. Desai,Julian Ellison,Gillian Sproul, March 6, 2014
Important changes to the UK merger regime from 1 April 2014 will affect the planning and implementation of UK M&A transactions.
EU General Court Confirms Wide Inspection Powers of the European Commission
Kiran S. Desai,Nathalie Jalabert Doury,Robert Klotz,Jens Peter Schmidt,Gillian Sproul, October 9, 2013
With its judgment of 6 September 2013, the General Court of the European Union (“General Court”) confirmed the legality of the far-reaching investigation powers of the European Commission (“Commission”) in competition cases and provided instructive guidance on a number of...
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