Herbert Smith Freehills (London)

Morris Schonberg

Herbert Smith Freehills (London)
Lawyer (Associate)

Morris Schonberg is an associate in the Competition, Regulation and Trade Law practice of Herbert Smith Freehills (London offices). Prior to this he was an associate in the EU and Competition practice of White & Case in Brussels. He has experience in a variety of EU law matters, with a particular focus on competition law, state-aid, public procurement and international trade. Morris trained as an English solicitor in the London office of White & Case, gaining experience in litigation, arbitration and finance, in addition to EU law matters. Morris obtained his Bachelor’s degree in law from Cambridge University and studied competition law and European Union business law on his Master’s degree in law (BCL) at Oxford University.


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2972 Bulletin

Axel P. Schulz, Morris Schonberg The EU General Court confirms that when a wholly owned subsidiary is sold to a new owner, that subsidiary and the previous owner remain jointly and severally liable for any competition law infringement that the subsidiary committed before the sale (Areva / Alstom)


In a judgment delivered on 3 March 2011 in Cases T-117/07 Areva v European Commission and T-121/07 Alstom v European Commission, the General Court of the European Union (the ‘Court’) the Court confirmed the general rule that when a wholly-owned subsidiary that has infringed competition law is (...)

Morris Schonberg The English High Court clarifies approach to be taken when considering striking out competition law claims (Sel-Imperial Limited / The British Standards Institution)


With the jurisdiction of England and Wales becoming an increasingly popular forum for competition law claims, potential litigants continue to observe with interest how the peculiarities of English civil procedure will be applied in the competition law context. This case concerned the English (...)

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