Laura Elizabeth John

Monckton Chambers (London)

Laura is a highly sought after junior who works across Chambers’ core areas of practice, and has particular expertise in Competition, Information, and Environmental law. She is responsive, fiercely analytical and strategic, and a compelling advocate. She has appeared in all manner of courts and tribunals, ranging from the Information Tribunal to the Court of Appeal and Supreme Court, as well as the Court of Justice in Europe. She regularly appears in her own right, and also acts as an integral and highly valued part of the team in larger cases. She is the Updates Editor for the leading EU Competition law text, Bellamy & Child European Union Law of Competition, producing the producing the annual supplementing text, as well as being a contributor to the 7th Edition. Laura is security cleared and can handle sensitive cases. She is also direct access qualified, and can accept instructions directly from clients.

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Monckton Chambers (London)
Monckton Chambers (London)
Monckton Chambers (London)


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James Bourke, Jon Turner, Laura Elizabeth John, Meredith Pickford The UK Court of Appeal overturns a UK Patents Court decision and allows competition law arguments in a FRAND dispute in relation to Standard Essential Patents (Unwired Planet / Huawei / Samsung / Ericsson)


Court of Appeal reinstates Samsung’s case on non-discrimination and FRAND*On Friday 27 May, the Court of Appeal handed down an important judgment on the interplay between competition law and the licensing of essential patents.This is part of a landmark patent infringement case where Unwired (...)

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