Stephen Whitfield wins acclaim as a "very knowledgeable practitioner who has extensive insight on the subject". He is experienced in an array of UK and EU cartel investigations.
Stephen Whitfield is a partner in the competition department at Travers Smith.
Stephen has particular experience in dealing with European Commission and UK cartel investigations, obtaining UK, EU and international merger clearances, and resolving competition law disputes including follow-on damages litigation. Stephen also advises clients on European Commission sector inquiries and UK market studies/investigations, the competition law aspects of commercial agreements, and compliance with competition law.
Stephen’s expertise covers sectors including technology, financial services, consumer products and brands, infrastructure and utilities, life sciences, construction, sports and media.
Stephen has been regularly recognised for his work and was recently described by The Legal 500 as a "key partner" at Travers Smith and "an approachable and very practical lawyer".