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CompLaw: Summer School

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Monday 5 - Friday 9 August 2024
Downing CollegeCambridge, UK
Monday 5 - Friday 9 August 2024|Downing College, Cambridge, UK

CompLaw: Summer School

Your A-Z of EU and UK competition law & economics, led by top legal experts in an all-inclusive & residential setting.

Learn in a variety of different formats during the day… and then reinforce your learning & make lasting connections during the informal evening activities.

The perfect way to get to grips with competition law in just 5 days!

Covering all areas of EU and UK competition law, as well as the key principles of competition economics, this residential, all-inclusive event provides a firm understanding of competition law to help professionals shape their practical strategies.

Now in its 26th year, each day builds on a key theme in competition law, through a combination of intensive lectures, practical discussions, in-depth Q&As and real-life case studies - ensuring that delegates are proficient in both the fundamentals, as well as currently developing hot topics.  

Instructed by top competition law and economics minds, each day will provide ample opportunities to network with your peers and experts - establishing a pool of invaluable contacts for future business opportunities.

Plus! Claim 29 CPD hours and a certificate on completion. 

Each day is structured to focus on a theme. We then build on these themes throughout the week to provide a solid foundation in competition law:

Reasons to attend:

Your Firm Foundation In Competition Law

  • Gain a solid understanding of crucial competition law and economics from a broad range of perspectives
  • Review high-profile cases and their practical implications
  • Develop cutting-edge strategies to combat common problem areas to avoid hefty fines
  • Get this learning delivered in a variety of interactive formats – ensuring that each topic is fully understood and covered from multiple angles, with plenty of time for Q&As
  • Plus! Claim 29 CPD hours and get a certificate on completion

Gain Practical Skills That Can Be Used In The Day-to-day Roles Of...

  • Junior private practice lawyers seeking to gain a specialism in competition law
  • Experienced lawyers who specialise in other areas of law but need to know more about competition law
  • In-house counsel requiring an impeccable grounding in the core areas of competition law
  • Economists looking to expand their understanding of competition law 
  • Regulators & national competition authorities

Grow Your Professional Network

  • Make lasting professional connections with our speakers and fellow attendees during informal and dedicated networking events throughout the day and during the evenings
  • Use this time to connect with the expert speakers and your peers, to reinforce your learning, exchange ideas and let's not forget… to relax and enjoy your week
  • Residential & all-inclusive - a uniquely immersive experience

Immerse Yourself In Historical Cambridge

Enjoy the picturesque surroundings of Cambridge during the informal evening activities:

  • Get to know fellow attendees during the competitive and fun quiz night 
  • Enjoy the peaceful surroundings whilst punting on the river Cam, followed by a quintessentially British Pimms & barbeque
  • Learn about the history of Cambridge during the walking tour 
  • Round off the week with a formal drinks reception & candlelit gala dinner

EU Competition Law Summer School in numbers


Top legal minds sharing their insights and expertise


Sessions on the most important areas of competition law


Years advancing international competition lawyers through an in-depth and immersive 5-day course

CPD Certified

Attendance at the CompLaw: Summer School may be used to claim CPD from your professional body. The number of hours, or points may vary from body to body. Your attendance will also help you to comply with the CPD requirements for those professional bodies which do not apply a points-based, or hours-based CPD programme. Where your body insists on the undertaking of verifiable CPD, attendance at this conference will help you to meet your verifiable CPD requirement.

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Shearman & Sterling

Immersive competition experience, seasoned speakers and superb balance between economics and law, plus enthusiastic attendees from all over the world.