Stelios Charitopoulos

Stelios Charitopoulos


Email [email protected]​

Phone +44 (20) 7296 2012

Fax +44 20 7296 2001

LanguagesEnglish, Greek

Practice groupGlobal Regulatory

Stelios Charitopoulos provides business oriented antitrust advice to clients in a wide variety of industries including TMT, financial services, and pharmaceuticals. Having been part of the Antitrust, Competition and Economic Regulation (ACER) teams in London and Brussels, he has helped clients navigate both EU and UK competition rules and regulations.

Stelios advises on all aspects of EU and UK competition law. This includes advising clients on multi-jurisdictional merger control and foreign direct investment (FDI), antitrust and abuse of dominance investigations by competition authorities, damages litigation, and competition law compliance.

Education and admissions


LPC, BPP University Law School, 2018

LL.B., King's College London, 2016


Competition Section of the Law Society of England and Wales

Bar admissions and qualifications

Solicitor, England and Wales

Solicitor, Republic of Ireland

Representative experience

Advising AmerisourceBergen Corporation on the global merger control and FDI aspects of its USD 6.275bn acquisition of Walgreens Boots Alliance’s European wholesale distribution business.

Advising a software design and semiconductor company on the UK national security and public interest implications of an anticipated transaction, including on the CMA’s merger control investigation.

Defending a multinational bank against a standalone competition law damages action in the UK.

Acting for a party in connection with a regulatory appeal before the CMA.

Advising a global metals and engineering company on obtaining unconditional clearance in multiple jurisdictions, including the EU and China, for the creation of a JV.

Advising on the USD 1.1bn acquisition of a mobile app marketing and retargeting platform by an investment management company.

Advising an international investment company on the multi-billion USD sale of a stake in a luxury leisure business.

Advising a global sports and music entertainment company on obtaining unconditional Phase I clearance from the CMA for the creation of a JV.

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