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Jonathan Carter-Lewis

Jonathan Carter-Lewis


CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang LLP
Cannon Place
78 Cannon Street
United Kingdom
Languages English

Jonathan is an associate in our Competition & Trade team in London. He advises on a number of areas including matters relating to merger control, antitrust investigations and market investigations.

The industry sectors in which Jonathan has experience include healthcare, pharmaceuticals, financial services, energy, technology and real estate.

He holds a post-graduate diploma in competition law from King’s College London.

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Relevant experience

  • HCA International Limited in the CMA’s private healthcare market inquiry before the CMA and Competition Appeal Tribunal. This is the first successful challenge against a CMA decision in a market investigation ordering a company to divest part of its business.
  • GlaxoSmithKline in the UK's only ever reverse patent settlement investigation and one of the OFT/CMA's longest and most high profile prohibitive competition law inquiries, and on its appeal to the Competition Appeal Tribunal (novel issues at the IP/competition interface and new ways of testing economic evidence).
  • A UK energy company in relation to the variation and / or revocation of a remedy imposed by the CMA following its Energy Market Investigation.
  • A UK pharmaceutical company in relation to a CMA antitrust investigation.
  • Various clients in relation to UK merger control matters. Recent merger clearances include eBay/Motors.co.uk, Kaplan/Osborne Books and HCA/UHSM.
  • Various clients in relation to competition compliance programmes and risk audit processes.
  • A UK company in relation to a CMA consumer law investigation.
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  • 2016 – EU Competition Law, PgDip, King’s College London
  • 2011 – LL.B., The College of Law
  • 2010 - GDL, The College of Law
  • 2009 – BA (Hons), University of Exeter 
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