Robert Eriksson

Pinsent Masons (London)
Lawyer (Senior Associate)

Robert Eriksson is a Solicitor (England & Wales) at Pinsent Masons LLP in London. Robert is a Senior Associate with over 15 years’ experience of advising on EU and UK competition law matters in various industries, including financial services, life sciences, transport and building materials sectors. He has experience from dawn raids and investigations, including cartels and abuse of dominance cases, from both competition authorities and private practice. He advises clients in various different industries, particularly in the transport, financial services, pharmaceuticals and building materials sectors. Robert has key experience of advising clients on cartel and abuse of dominance cases and also advises clients on EU Merger Regulation and multijurisdictional merger control issues. Robert has also worked at other UK and US law firms in London and Brussels; and as a stagiaire at the European Commission, DG Enterprise. He is a former Senior Case Officer at the Swedish Competition Authority. He studied law at Stockholm University, Sweden; Katholieke Universiteit Nijmegen, the Netherlands; and BPP Law School, UK.

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20902 Bulletin

Robert Eriksson The UK Competition Appeal Tribunal denies permission to bring follow-on damages actions while appeals to the EU General Court are pending (Emerson Electric / Morgan Crucible)


Background 1. On 3 December 2003, the European Commission (the “Commission”) adopted a decision finding that various undertakings had participated in a series of agreements and concerted practices within the meaning of Article 81 EC Treaty ( “Article 81”) in the market for carbon and (...)

Robert Eriksson The UK High Court rules that restitutionary damages are not an available remedy in antitrust cases, nor will an account of a defendant’s profits be appropriate (Devenish / Sanofi-Aventis)


Background The present case involves "follow on" claims for compensation in respect of damage suffered as a result of the vitamins cartel, which was famously subject to a Commission decision in 2001. The Commission found that notwithstanding the number of producers involved in eight distinct (...)

Robert Eriksson The UK High Court of Justice holds "serious and arguable” a request for interim measures based on alleged abuse of dominant position on the VoIP mobile telephone service market (Software Cellular Network / T-Mobile)


This case involved an interim application from Software Cellular Network Limited (trading under the name Truphone (“Truphone”) to the High Court of England and Wales on 11 July 2007. Truphone sought an injunction against T-Mobile (UK) Limited (“T-Mobile”) requiring it to activate Truphone (...)

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