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Kim Dietzel

Kim Dietzel
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Who's Who Legal Competition: Lawyers

Kim is a partner advising on all aspects of EU and UK competition law, including merger control, antitrust investigations, criminal cartel cases and also competition litigation. Kim has advised clients across a wide range of industries such as aviation (including on regulatory issues), transport, financial services, consumer goods and industrial sectors. She frequently represents clients before the European Commission, the UK Competition and Markets Authority and the UK sectoral regulators. Key clients include Virgin Atlantic, easyJet, The Coca-Cola Company, Gerber and Willis.

Kim has particular expertise in competition litigation before the English High Court and the UK Competition Appeal Tribunal. She has also represented clients in front of the EU courts in Luxembourg. Kim is a qualified solicitor-advocate and appears as an advocate in the Competition Appeal Tribunal. She has been acknowledged as a leading competition litigator by Global Competition Review (GCR), Chambers (in band 2) and The Legal 500 (in the top tier).  She was also profiled in GCR's "top 100 women in antitrust" covering regulators, economists and competition lawyers.

Kim regularly speaks at international conferences and has published extensively on competition issues, with a focus on follow on litigation and on leniency, where she is co-author of the UK leniency chapter of the European Lawyer Reference series guide. She is a committee member of the UK Competition Law Association (CLA).

Kim read law at Gonville and Caius College at Cambridge University, and obtained an LLM at the Goethe University, Frankfurt.  She is based in Herbert Smith Freehills' London office, having also worked in the firm's Brussels office. Kim has also been seconded to the competition law team of The Coca-Cola Company.

WWL says: "A clever and strategic operator", Kim Dietzel is praised for her cartels and litigation practice

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