Hugh is a partner in the Allen & Overy global antitrust team. His distinctive public and private sector experience, as both inhouse and outside counsel, allows him to effectively tailor his advice to efficiently meet the business objectives of his clients. He has significant experience in representing clients across the globe on all aspects of antitrust law from merger approvals, cartel investigations, civil antitrust cases, and the management of complex multinational competition matters. His expertise spans a wide range of industries, including energy and petrochemicals, technology, telecommunications, healthcare, life sciences, aerospace, and retail, and he has particular knowledge of the MENA region. Hugh’s previous experience includes working as the global group head of antitrust/competition law for one of the world’s largest energy companies and serving as an attorney advisor to U.S. Federal Trade Commissioner William Kovacic. Hugh is qualified in the U.S., England and Wales, and South Africa having received a Juris Doctor and a Masters in Laws from Duke University School of Law. He also has a Bachelor in Laws and a Bachelor of Business Science from the University of Cape Town. He is an advisor to the Business at OECD Competition Committee and is a Non-Governmental Advisor to the International Competition Network. He is on the editorial boards for the ABA Antitrust Section’s Antitrust Magazine and Oxford University Press’s Journal of Antitrust Enforcement. Previously he was an Academic Visitor at Oxford University and a fellow at the British Institute of International and Comparative Law (BIICL).
Nominee, 2020 Antitrust Writing Awards: Academic, Mergers
Nominee, 2016 Antitrust Writing Awards: Academic, Intellectual Property
2065 | Events
Middle East and North Africa Competition Authorities launch the Arab Competition Network Enhanced cooperation among antitrust regulatory authorities in the MENA region On 16 March 2022, Middle East and North Africa (MENA) competition authorities officially launched the Arab Competition (...)
Interview conducted by Hugh Hollman, Jones Day, Silicon Valley Office. 1. After Harvard law school, you clerked on the US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia for Judge Harold Leventhal, and then for US Supreme Court Justice Potter Stewart, before entering private practice. At the (...)