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André Pretorius
Partner at Herbert Smith Freehills LLP


André Pretorius is a partner based in Herbert Smith Freehills' London office specialising in all aspects of EU and UK competition law, including merger control, cartels, antitrust investigations and advice, distribution agreements, dominance, and competition litigation before the EU courts. He has advised clients across a broad range of industries including TMT, financial services and consumer goods. André works closely with the Herbert Smith Freehills network to provide advice on multi-jurisdictional transactions and investigations.

André is a member of the Executive Committee of the Law Society Competition Section and teaches Competition Law as part of the undergraduate law Tripos at Cambridge University.

André has studied at the University of Pretoria, South Africa (B. Com (Law)), the University of Cambridge (BA) and King's College, London (Post-Graduate Diploma in Competition Law). He is qualified as a solicitor in England and Wales.

Agenda Sessions

  • Introduction to EU Competition Law