Joshua Esam

Joshua Esam


Email joshua.esam@​

Phone +44 20 7296 5102

Fax +44 20 7296 2001

Practice groupGlobal Regulatory

As an associate in our Antitrust, Competition and Economic Regulation practice, Joshua Esam has wide-ranging experience working on a broad variety of EU and UK competition law matters. 

With a  commercial focus, he advises clients on the international merger control aspects of transactions, on competition law investigations and damages actions, as well as on competition law compliance. Joshua has in-depth experience across a broad range of industry sectors, including TMT, retail, and financial services.

Education and admissions


PGDip, EU Competition Law, King's College London, 2018

L.P.C., BPP University, 2013

GDL, BPP University, 2012

B.A., University of Cambridge, 2011


Law Society Competition Section

Bar admissions and qualifications

Solicitor, England and Wales

Solicitor, Republic of Ireland

Court admissions

Senior Courts of England and Wales

Representative experience

Advising IBM on the EU merger control aspects of its $34 billion acquisition of Red Hat.

Advising ARRIS on the EU and worldwide merger control aspects of its $7.4 billion acquisition by CommScope.

Advising a global food manufacturer on a wide variety of Article 101 and Article 102 competition law compliance queries.

Advising SABMiller on the EU merger control aspects of its £79 billion acquisition by AB InBev.

Advising Foxconn on its acquisition of the Nokia feature phone manufacturing and distribution business from Microsoft.

Advising Arris in respect of the competition aspects surrounding the $800 million sale of its Ruckus Wireless and ICX Switch business to Brocade.

Advising a major international financial institution in relation to a European Commission antitrust investigation.

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