Lindsay is a Senior Associate in the Corporate Commercial Department, specialising in UK and EU competition law. She advises on all aspects of competition law from merger control to anti-competitive agreements, abuses of dominance and State aid. Lindsay also covers the commercial aspects of other EU-based laws such as privacy and data protection. Lindsay qualified at international law firm Simmons & Simmons in 2000. She subsequently worked as a senior legal adviser for a sectoral regulator and went on to join the top-ranking Competition Group at Slaughter and May. Lindsay assists clients from all sectors of the economy but also has, unusually, an in-depth understanding of the UK health sector.
Examples of Recent Work
- Advising NHS Trusts on bid-rigging, market sharing and information exchange under both behavioural competition law and sectoral licence conditions.
- Advising a UK technology innovation centre on the application of EU competition rules on technology transfer and associated exemptions.
- Advising a social enterprise active in drug rehabilitation on the application of the EU State aid rules to local government funding.
- Advising a consortium of private healthcare consultants on compliance with the Competition and Markets Authority’s Private Healthcare Market Investigation Order.
- Advising Clinical Commissioning Groups on the special rules for health sector procurement.
- Devising and delivering nationwide-wide competition compliance training for the construction business of a FTSE250 company.
- Advising a UK trade association in the alcoholic drinks sector on its rules of membership with regard to the prohibition on anti-competitive agreements.
Qualifications and Career
- St John’s College, Oxford University. MA Modern Languages 1996
- Trained and qualified at Simmons & Simmons (2000)
- Associate, Hogan Lovells
- Senior Legal Adviser to Ofwat
- Senior PSL at Slaughter and May
- Senior Associate at Hempsons
- Joined BWB, March 2017
Pro Bono, Memberships and Appointments
- Law Society Competition Section