Tom McQuail is a Brussels-based partner in Morrison & Foerster’s global antitrust law practice group, specialising in EU and UK competition law. He is an experienced merger control counsellor and has extensive experience advising on cartels, abuse-of-dominance claims, distribution issues and competition compliance. He also advises on competition damages claims in Europe.
Mr McQuail’s experience covers a range of industries including chemicals, consumer electronics, consumer goods, energy, food and drink, forest products, insurance, oilfield services, packaging, pharmaceuticals, software, steel, technology and telecommunications.
Mr McQuail’s merger control experience includes advising parties in the SSAB/Rautaruukki, SCA/Georgia-Pacific Europe, Western Digital/Hitachi GST, InBev/Anheuser-Busch, Toshiba/Landis & Gyr, and DS Smith/SCA Packaging International merger reviews. Mr McQuail has represented clients in cartel investigations in relation to chemicals, components and paper. He represented an international film industry trade association in its intervention in the Premier League/QC Leisure case in the English High Court and is also advising clients on damages actions in the UK following cartel investigations.
Mr McQuail is the EU rapporteur for the IBA antitrust committee newsletter, and has recently served on the IBA Competition Law International editorial board. He has co-chaired a number of IBA antitrust working groups on UK competition issues. He is a regular speaker and author on EU and UK competition matters.
Mr McQuail is a member of the Law Society of England and Wales and has a jurisprudence degree from the University of Oxford.
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