James Webber has an “incredible energy and razor-sharp understanding of state aid law” and is “highly recommended for his considerable depth of experience in this field”.
Peers and clients say:
“I've been enormously impressed by James. He stands out for his incredible energy, ability to immediately identify the key issues and willingness to think differently to solve challenging problems.”
“He has all the abilities to get to the very top.”
“James possesses towering intellect and exceptional enthusiasm.”
“James is a young but extremely promising competition lawyer making his mark in the UK market.”
James Webber is a partner of the London and Brussels offices and his practice focuses on EU and UK antitrust law.
James is recognised as a leading figure in the next generation of antitrust lawyers. Previously selected by Global Competition Review for their "40 under 40" survey of global antitrust lawyers, he is ranked in both Chambers and The Legal 500. James has a particularly strong reputation in State aid and is regularly asked to give evidence to UK Parliamentary Select Committees and advise the UK and EU Member State governments.
James’s competition practice and experience focus on merger control, joint ventures, State aid and litigation. He leads global merger review work especially for firms in the chemicals, oil & gas, wider industrial and media sectors. James’s State aid practice focuses on restructuring, especially of banks as well as industrial regional aid.