Stephen Whitfield is a “fantastic lawyer” who "always provides exceptional strategic advice" and has a “strong understanding of the UK merger regime”.
Peers and clients say:
“He possesses vast experience dealing with complex UK and EU cartel investigations.”
Stephen Whitfield is a partner in the competition department at Travers Smith.
Stephen has particular experience in dealing with UK and European Commission cartel investigations, obtaining UK, EU and international merger clearances, and resolving competition law disputes including follow-on damages litigation. Stephen also advises clients on UK market studies/investigations and European Commission sector inquiries; 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".