David is an EU, competition and trade lawyer with 20 years experience of working on high profile complex legal and economic matters. He has been involved in private practice in many prominent merger, antitrust and cartel investigations across a wide-range of sectors, including the Commission's prohibition of the proposed merger between UK mobile operators, the in-depth investigation into the Halliburton/Baker Hughes merger, and technology cases involving the licensing of standards essential patents. David is also regularly working in the field of state aid and international trade law.
David has also been an antitrust official in DG Competition and the UK competition authority where he worked on antitrust and regulatory investigations in network industries. David started off his career as a legal adviser at the Confederation of British Industry where he advised on EU, competition and trade law.
David regularly lectures and publishes widely. He is a contributor to the leading textbook on EU Competition law (Faull & Nikpay). David is based in Brussels and London and works in English, French and Italian.