Butterworths Competition Law Service

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Butterworths Competition Law Service provides in-depth commentary and analysis of competition case law and legislation in the UK and EU.

Written by an expert team in competition law, Butterworths Competition Law Service covers all aspects of competition legislation in the EU and the UK, from the substantive and procedural provisions of each system of legislation, to particular regimes that affect specific sectors, such as gas, electricity, agriculture and communications.

Widely relied upon by practitioners, the work adopts a practical, transaction-based approach with much of the text dealing with particular types of agreement or commercial behaviour in context. This invaluable title provides all the information that the busy practitioner is likely to need in day-to-day practice.


Division I: Principles of EU and UK Competition Law
Division II: Horizontal Agreements Likely to be Prohibited
Division III: Horizontal Agreements Likely to be Permitted
Division IV: Distribution
Division V: Licensing
Division VI: Dominant Firms and Monopolists
Division VII: Merger Control
Division VIII: State Aids
Division IX: Special Sectors
Division X: Enforcement by the Regulatory Authorities
Division XI: Private Enforcement in National Courts
Division XII: Extra-territoriality


Issue 139, May 2020


The following parts of this title have been updated for Issue 139 (May 20):

Division VIII State Aids
Division IX Special Sectors
Division E UK Statutes


 Brenda Sufrin , LLB, Solicitor, Professor, University of Bristol Consulting editor
 David Henry , Associate, McDermott Will & Emery, Brussels Author
 Duncan Sinclair Barrister, 39 Essex Chambers, London Author
 Elizabeth Turner , Solicitor and Legal Director, Addleshaw Goddard LLP, Leeds Author
 Emanuela Lecchi , Solicitor, Head of Competition, GSMA Author
 Euan Burrows , Solicitor, Partner, Ashurst LLP, London Author
 Frances Murphy , BA, Solicitor, Partner, Morgan Lewis, London Author
 Geert Goeteyn , BA, LLM, Solicitor and Advocaat (Belgium), Partner, Shearman & Sterling LLP, Brussels Author
 Gillian Sproul , MA LLB, Solicitor, Partner, Greenberg Traurig LLP, London Author
 Ingrid Nitsche , Assistant Legal Director, Competition and Markets Authority, London Author
 Jason Logendra , Senior Legal Counsel, Sky Author
 Jeremy Robinson , Solicitor, Partner, Watson Farley & Williams, London Author
 Kenny Henderson , Solicitor, Partner, Stewarts Law, London Author
 Lode Van Den Hende Solicitor, Partner, Herbert Smith Freehills LLP, Brussels Author
 Mark Furse , BA, LLM, PhD, School of Law, University of Glasgow, Professor Author
 Michael Rudd , Solicitor, Partner, Bird & Bird LLP, London Author
 Morris Schonberg , Solicitor, Herbert Smith Freehills LLP, Brussels Author
 Nadja Huber , Solicitor, Ashurst LLP Author
 Pedro Caro de Sousa , DPhil, Barrister, Lecturer, University of Reading Author
 Richard Eccles , Solicitor, Partner, Bird & Bird LLP, London Author
 Robert Bell , BA, LLM , Solicitor, Partner, Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP, London Author
 Sophie Lawrance , Solicitor, Partner, Bristows LLP, London/Brussels Author
 Stephen Smith , Solicitor, Partner, Bristows LLP, London/Brussels Author