Grant Saggers specialises in competition economics and regulatory strategy in the context of high value, complex disputes. He has led companies successfully through matters involving market investigations, merger clearance, state aid, litigation and abuse of dominance. Mr Saggers regularly presents expert economic evidence in regulatory hearings.
Mr Saggers was recognised in the competition economists section of Who’s Who Legal: Competition in 2015 and 2016. GCR also wrote of him: "In London, Grant Saggers is much in demand, with sources deeming him 'flexible, insightful and authoritative – a real asset to his clients’.”
In 2015, Mr Saggers won the UK’s consulting industry award for Strategy Consultant of the Year, based on his work applying economics to corporate decision making and regulatory strategy. The nomination was sponsored by previous clients who noted Mr Saggers’ “complete and outstanding set of advisory and consulting skills”, adding that his “advice is continuously impressive and right on the mark” and that he employs “total dedication, passion and leadership to get the right result”, as well as praising his “outstanding written and verbal communication”.
Mr Saggers’ recent case work includes: serving as the lead economic adviser to companies involved in CMA and FCA market studies into private healthcare, retail banking, credit cards, cash savings and cement; providing economic advice on European Commission state aid cases in the restructuring of a postal services operator, a number of European banks, and a coal mining business; and providing economics advice to a large petrochemical company facing abuse of dominance and cartel complaints, including quantifying damages.
Mr Saggers has three postgraduate degrees in economics.
WWL says: Grant Saggers receives widespread praise with one respondent commending his “strategic awareness and intellectual rigour”, with another pointing to his “eloquent manner” as the reason for his success.
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