Susan Hinchliffe is a partner at Arnold & Porter. She is an English qualified solicitor with experience advising clients operating in variety of industry sectors including: automotive components, pharmaceuticals and agrochemicals, telecommunications, branded consumer goods, and tobacco on a broad range of EU and UK competition law issues. Her practice has a particular focus on merger control, and she has advised on all aspects of the European Commission (EC) Merger Regulation in relation to numerous transactions. She also advises on UK merger control issues and has extensive experience in co-ordinating multijurisdictional mergers. Her practice also includes counselling and she frequently advises clients on the application of EU and UK competition rules to various types of commercial agreements and on compliance issues.
Ms. Hinchliffe also advises on European product regulations applying to a broad range of sectors including electrical goods, chemicals (including registration, evaluation, authorisation and restriction of chemical substances), food, and tobacco. This advice includes issues of interpretation and national implementation, and is frequently provided to clients in the context of their overall strategic planning.