Shearman And Sterling

Matthew Readings is Global Antitrust Practice Group Leader and Head of the London office. He focuses on EU and UK competition law, including transactional and behavioral/contentious work, and on UK, European and other non-US foreign investment regimes.

Matthew advises a broad range of clients on strategic merger control and foreign investment approval issues, represents clients before the European Commission and the CMA, oversees multi-jurisdictional merger reviews in countries throughout the world and has handled complex European Commission and CMA cases, including Phase II investigations and remedy cases, as well as sensitive foreign investment screenings.  He also advises on cartel investigations by the European Commission and UK cartel investigations and market studies/investigations by the CMA and sector regulators such as the FCA. He is experienced in private enforcement of antitrust rights in the UK courts.

Matthew is recommended in the principal legal directories.