Nicholas KhanQC at Legal Services, European Commission
Nicholas Khan has practised almost exclusively in the field of European law, both in private practice at the Bar in London and for many years as a member of the Legal Service of the European Commission. His experience covers a wide range of matters, including; sex discrimination, free movement of persons, the Brussels Regulation on jurisdiction, anti-dumping, State aid and competition.
He has represented the Commission in many significant competition and State aid cases before the European Courts and in interventions before the English courts, including: Courage v. Crehan, BUPA, the Alumina State aid cases, the Seamless Tubes, Gas Insulated Switchgear, Power Cables and Air Freight cartels, MasterCard and recently the Interchange Fee appeals to the UK Supreme Court, Intel, the Micula State aid enforcement proceedings in the English courts and the pending dominance cases in Google and Qualcomm. He follows procedural matters particularly closely and is the author of the 6th Edition of Kerse and Khan, EU Anti-Trust Procedure. He was appointed a Queen’s Counsel in 2018.