Nicholas Cotter

Jones Day (London)
Lawyer (Partner)

Nick Cotter is a Partner Lawyer at Jones Day, London office. He has broad experience in complex commercial and regulatory litigation in a number of courts and in international arbitration. This has included claims in the English High Court, Court of Appeal, House of Lords, and the Privy Council, as well as in high courts and appeal courts in the Caribbean. He also has represented clients in numerous international arbitrations, primarily ICC, LCIA, and ad hoc arbitrations (but also those governed by UNCITRAL, LMAA, FOSFA, and GAFTA rules). These claims have concerned, most notably, antitrust matters (including in relation to anticompetitive practices and follow on damages claims), regulatory issues in the telecommunications industry, the enforceability of exclusive distribution agreements, and problems arising in major IT projects. Recently, Nick has been acting for the Caribbean telecommunications operator, Digicel, in several cases against Cable & Wireless regarding interconnection rates (in court litigation and arbitrations in Trinidad & Tobago, Jamaica, and in the Cayman Islands) and in a major English High Court claim concerned with alleged anticompetitive practices in the Caribbean. He also represented Digicel in its successful LCIA arbitration claim against the West Indies Cricket Board relating to Sir Allen Stanford’s $20m 20/20 cricket match in Antigua between the England cricket and a team from the West Indies.

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Squire Patton Boggs (London)
London School of Economics


518 Bulletin

Francesco Liberatore, Jarleth M. Burke, Nicholas Cotter The UK Competition Appeal Tribunal publishes an appeal by mobile operator challenging UK telecoms and media regulator’s refusal to allow 3G services deployment (O2, OFCOM)


On 26 May 2010, the UK’s Competition Appeal Tribunal published an appeal by mobile operator O2 against the Office of Communications (OFCOM), the UK telecoms and media regulator, challenging OFCOM‘s refusal to allow deployment of 3G services in 900 Mhz frequencies. In a case likely to have EU-wide (...)

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