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CompLaw: Summer School
Monday 5 - Friday 9 August 2024
Downing CollegeCambridge, UK

Fergus Randolph KC
Barrister at Brick Court Chambers


Fergus Randolph KC has a wide-ranging practice, covering competition, sanctions, post-Brexit trade work, commercial agency, public procurement and all aspects of EU law.

He frequently appears in the Competition Appeal Tribunal, all divisions of the High Court, Court of Appeal, Supreme Court as well as the General Court and Court of Justice in Luxembourg.

He also sits as an arbitrator.

Current cases/work includes:

  • Lead counsel in Collective Proceedings before the Competition Appeal Tribunal in the car financing case worth around £1 billion;
  • Instructed on behalf of Squibb Group Limited in the appeal against the CMA’s Demolition and Related Services Decision;
  • Acting for PriceRunner in a substantial follow-on competition damages claim against Google in the Swedish courts;
  • Representing Morrisons Supermarket in three appeals against HMRC decisions, seeking to impose multi-million pound duties on the company;
  • Appearing in the Commercial Court in major litigation dealing with ownership and control under Regulation 7(4) of the 2019 Sanctions Regulations;
  • Appearing in front of the CJEU’s Grand Chamber on a case relating to events in the Kosovan conflict re the Court’s jurisdiction over the EU’s Common Foreign and Security Policy.

Fergus is a full member of the Brussels Bar (Balie) and as such is entitled to advise and represent clients on matters of EU law before the EU Commission and the EU Courts in Luxembourg.

Prior to practising at the London bar, Fergus spent 15 years in Brussels including time at the European Commission and his practice has taken him to international jurisdictions such as Hong Kong, the Falkland Islands and the South Georgia Supreme Court.

Throughout his career, he has appeared in many leading cases including White v. White (House of Lords); Lonsdale (House of Lords); Quark (South Georgia Supreme Court and the House of Lords); Ingmar (European Court of Justice); Arkin v. Borchard Lines (High Court and Court of Appeal); Albion Water (Competition Appeal Tribunal); Churchill Insurance v. Wilkinson (High Court, Court of Appeal and European Court of Justice); Bloomsbury International (Supreme Court); Arcadia v. MasterCard and Visa (Commercial Court); Churchill v. Ede & Ravenscroft (Competition Appeal Tribunal); IRISL (General Court) and Tomanovic (General Court and CJEU).

Agenda Sessions

  • Private Enforcement of Competition Law


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