University of Manchester

Amber Darr

University of Manchester, Supreme Court of Pakistan (Islamabad)
Lecturer in Competition Law

Amber Darr is a Lecturer in Competition Law at the University of Manchester since 2022 and an Advocate at the Supreme Court of Pakistan since 2014. She is also a Senior Research Fellow at the Center for Law, Economics & Society (CLES) and a Teaching Fellow at UCL. She was called to the Bar of England and Wales from Lincoln’s Inn and has a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and English Literature from Bryn Mawr College, Pennsylvania, USA. She holds a PhD in law from the University College London.


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575 Bulletin

Amber Darr The Competition Commission of India penalizes theatre owners association for engaging in anti-competitive practices in violation of section 3 of the Competition Act 2002 (Reliance)


OrderVide its order dated 05.11.13 in Case No. 78 of 2011, the Competition Commission of India (Commission) penalised the Tamil Nadu Film Exhibitors Association (now known as Tamil Nadu Theatre Owners Association or TNTOA) under section 27 of the Indian Commission Act, 2002 in the sum of Indian (...)

Amber Darr The Supreme Court of Pakistan sets aside the orders passed by the Lahore High Court and orders to the Chairman of the Competition Commission of Pakistan to issue notices to all parties concerned and decide the matter (ADG LDI v. Brain Telecommunication)


Vide its order dated 21st February 2013 a two-member bench of the Supreme Court of Pakistan granted leave to appeal to ADG LDI (Pvt.) Ltd and Circle Net Communications Pakistan (Pvt.) Limited (hereinafter “Petitioners”) and allowed the appeal in the following terms: (a) set aside the orders (...)

2114 Review

Amber Darr Pakistan: The challenges in competition enforcement


In February 2022, the Supreme Court of Pakistan admitted appeals on the constitutionality of the Pakistani competition regime, which is likely to decide the future of competition enforcement in the country. This article traces a brief history of the Pakistani competition regime, its performance (...)

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