Ashurst (London)

Laura Carter

Ashurst (London)
Senior Associate

Laura Carter joined Ashurst as a trainee in 2013. She is now senior associate and practises all areas of UK and EU competition law, including cartels, abuse of dominance, merger control, competition director disqualification, competition compliance and regulatory matters. Laura Carter has experience of dealing with the European Commission, UK Competition and Markets Authority and UK sectoral regulators, as well as litigation in the UK Competition Appeal Tribunal and High Court. She regularly advises on matters in the financial services, pharmaceuticals and energy sectors.

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Steven Vaz, Laura Carter The UK Competition Appeal Tribunal dismisses the appeal of a Northern Irish producer against its £25.4 million fine for participating in a cartel concerning the supply of concrete drainage products (FPM)


In October 2019, the Competition and Markets Authority ("CMA") imposed fines totalling £36 million on three Northern Irish concrete producers, including FP McCann ("FPM"), for participating in a cartel in relation to the supply of concrete drainage products between July 2006 and March 2013 (...)

Euan Burrows, Neil Cuninghame, Laura Carter, Steven Vaz The England & Wales High Court disqualifies a company director for taking part in a competition law breach in the real estate sector (Michael Martin)


The first competition disqualification order to come to trial has resulted in a company director, Michael Martin, being disqualified for seven years. In its judgment of 7 July 2020, the UK High Court found that Mr Martin had contributed to Gary Berryman Estate Agents’ breach of competition law (...)


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