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Main Conference: 23 & 24 November 2021 / Digital Focus Day: 22 November 2021
Hotel Le PlazaBrussels, Belgium

Simon Holmes
Judge at UK Competition Appeal Tribunal & Visiting Professor, Oxford University


Simon Holmes advised businesses on competition law for some 35 years before joining the UK Competition Appeal Tribunal as a judge. He was latterly head of competition law at SJ Berwin and then King & Wood Mallesons –first in the UK and Europe and then on a global basis.

He is a Visiting Professor at Oxford University where he teaches competition law. He is also an adviser to the NGO, ClientEarth; a strategic Adviser to SustainablePublicAffairs in Brussels; a member of the Competition Commission of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC); a member of the international advisory board of the LDC (Insituto de derecho de la competencia); and an associate member of the UCL Centre for Law, Economics, and Society (CLES).

He writes and speaks regularly on competition and regulatory issues and has a particular interest in the relationship between climate change, sustainability and competition law. He is co- editor of a new book on this published by Concurrence: “Competition Law, Climate Change and Environmental Sustainability”.

Agenda Sessions

  • Green Deal, Sustainability & Competition Policy