Senior Associate

Experience

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