Simon HolmesJudge at UK Competition Appeal Tribunal & Visiting Professor, Oxford University
Simon Holmes is a member of the Competition Appeal Tribunal (CAT) based in London. He is also Visiting Professor at Oxford University; a legal 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 (Instituto de derecho de la competencia); an associate member of the UCL Centre for Law, Economics and Society (CLES); and a founding member of the Inclusive Competition Forum (ICF). Until the UK left the EU he was also a non-governmental adviser to the European Commission for the International Competition Network.
Simon advised on competition law for some 35 years before joining the CAT. He was latterly head of competition at SJ Berwin and then King & Wood Mallesons-first in the UK and Europe and then on a global basis. He currently teaches competition law at Oxford University and is a regular writer, speaker and chair on competition law and regulatory matters at conferences and seminars. He has a particular interest in competition law, climate change and sustainability and is writing and speaking on this on a regular basis.