Angus Coulter

Angus "continues to make a name for himself in the market. Clients appreciate his ability to 'understand the contentious environment'. He 'thinks steps ahead' of others" Chambers UK 2016;

Partner Angus Coulter is a former head of the firm's London Competition/Antitrust team and now heads the firm's global Telecoms industry sector. He has particular understanding in the TMT, retail, life sciences and transportation sectors. His practice covers UK, EU, and global competition investigations, transactions and litigation. He has spent his career at the firm, working in the London, Brussels and Dublin offices.

Awards and recognitions

2022

Competition Law
Chambers UK

2022

Competition Law
Chambers Europe

2022

Competition Law
Legal 500

Education and admissions

Education

B.V.C., Inns of Court School of Law, London

Diploma in Law, City, University of London

M.A., University of Oxford, Brasenose College

Memberships

Law Society of Ireland

Law Society of England and Wales

City of London Law Society

Law Society Competition Section

Middle Temple

Bar admissions and qualifications

Solicitor, England and Wales

Solicitor, Republic of Ireland

Representative experience

Advising Reach PLC on a wide range of matters, including its acquisition of the newspaper publishing assets of Northern & Shell and in the CMA's online platforms and digital advertising market study.

Advising Vodafone on a number of contentious and noncontentious matters.

Advising Kingfisher PLC and B&Q on a number of transactional and other matters.

Advising a number of life sciences companies on competition law matters relating to patent disputes, distribution and dominance questions

Advising Tradebe Environmental Services on the UK phase two merger clearance of its joint venture with SITA UK.

Representing AEG in the phase two clearance of its acquisition of the right to manage Wembley Arena.

Representing a UK bank in the market investigation into the UK retail banking market.

Advising a shipping company in the European Commission's investigation into liner shipping.

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