James Kavanagh is a partner based in Oxera’s Oxford office with more than 11 years of professional experience in competition economics, focusing on state aid and litigation. He has worked on economic and finance issues in cases in all major European jurisdictions. He has advised companies such as Australia and New Zealand Bank, Deutsche Bahn, EDF, Royal Bank of Scotland and Ryanair, as well as authorities such as DG Competition. James is co-author of Economics for Competition Lawyers, a leading textbook, and teaches on the postgraduate course Economics for Competition Law at King’s College London.
James has been appointed as expert in UK litigation and arbitration proceedings, and has experience of cross-examination in court. He has also participated in mediations, particularly in cases involving follow-on damages. He has an exceptional breadth of experience in state aid, and is recognised as a leading specialist in this area. For several years James has been listed in Who’s Who Legal and the Guide to the World’s Leading Competition and Antitrust Lawyers & Economists.
WWL says: He is said to be “as good as it gets on state aid” and is highly esteemed across the market
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