Arthur Cox is one of Ireland’s largest law firms and has a market-leading competition and regulated markets practice. Our team is at the forefront of developments in competition and regulated markets law and is involved on an ongoing basis in the most high-profile and complex cases in Ireland. The team advises on all aspects of Irish and EU competition/antitrust law, including abuse of dominance, cartels, competition aspects of commercial agreements and behaviour, competition compliance programmes and training, competition litigation, complaints to regulators, dawn raids, EU State aid law, investigations, immunity/leniency applications, merger control approval for transactions and sectoral studies. The team has leading experience in advising clients in regulated industries, including broadcasting, energy, postal services, telecoms and transport. The team also advises on EU and trade law, including EU institutional law, free movement of goods and services, impact of Brexit, implementation of EU regulation and the transposition of EU Directives.
‘This team has taken so much complexity out of the deal and made our lives far easier than I have ever experienced before. ’The Legal 500: Europe, Middle East & Africa, 2020.
"The firm provides not only accurate and expert legal advice, but also guidance on more strategic and nuanced aspects of our particular situation," reports one client. Chambers Europe: Europe’s Leading Lawyers for Business, 2020
‘Excellent. Professional advice based on a thorough understanding of the law and our business.’ The Legal 500: Europe, Middle East & Africa, 2020
"The firm is highly integrated in its approach and knits together deep specialisms of different areas of law to provide a holistic, client-driven and commercial solution," states another interviewee. Chambers Europe: Europe’s Leading Lawyers for Business, 2020