Simon Harms is an Associate in the London Competition & Regulatory Group. He advises clients on all aspects of UK and EU competition law, including behavioural antitrust advice, competition litigation and UK/EU merger control.
In particular, Simon has considerable experience in managing and coordinating worldwide merger control filings for multi-national transactions, with recent experience of the EUMR, MOFCOM and COMESA merger control regimes.
On the behavioural side, Simon has recently assisted clients in relation to investigations conducted by competition law enforcement bodies in the UK and the US. In addition, he also regularly advises on UK and EU regulatory matters, public procurement and regulated utilities.
Simon's experience spans a wide range of industries, including fast food franchising in Europe, banking in Sub-Saharan Africa, distribution arrangements across the EU as well as the construction equipment, shipping, medical devices and the UK water sectors.