Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton (London)

Ranulf Outhwaite

Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton (London)

Ranulf is an associate with Cleary Gottlieb, based in London, his practice covers all aspects of UK and EU competition law, including merger control, anticompetitive agreements, abuse of dominance, and private damages litigation. His experience covers several industries, including the utilities, healthcare, chemicals, and technology sectors. Ranulf joined the firm in 2020.

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Paul Gilbert, Ranulf Outhwaite, John Kwan The England & Wales High Court grants a partial exemption from a director disqualification order to a construction company involved in a bid-rigging cartel (Cantillon / Paul Cluskey)


On 25 May 2023, the UK High Court (High Court) ordered that an individual disqualified by the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) may continue as the director of Cantillon, a construction company fined £1.92 million for its involvement in a bid-rigging cartel. The High Court’s Order—which (...)

Jackie Holland, Maurits Dolmans, Ranulf Outhwaite, Andreas Wildner, Wanjie Lin, Clara Cibrario Assereto, Sylvia DeTar The UK Competition Authority opens consultation on Environmental Sustainability Agreement Guidelines


CMA Consults on Environmental Sustainability Agreement Guidelines* On February 28, 2023, the UK’s Competition and Markets Authority (“CMA”) demonstrated its thought leadership in the integration of sustainability and competition policy by publishing draft guidance (“Draft UK Guidelines”) on (...)

Jonathan Kelly, Paul Gilbert, Paul Stuart, Ranulf Outhwaite The UK Competition Authority grants a claim for damages against a railway company (Achilles / Network Rail Infrastructure)


The Competition Appeal Tribunal (CAT) has granted a claim for damages by Achilles Information Limited (“Achilles”) against Network Rail Infrastructure Limited (“Network Rail”). The Judgment is the CAT’s first damages award arising from a standalone claim since 2016, and follows the CAT’s (...)

Paul Gilbert, Ranulf Outhwaite The French Competition Authority agrees that a vacuum manufacturer did not engage in abusive resale-price maintenance after ten year legal battle (Kärcher)


On June 24, 2021, after almost 10 years of proceedings, the FCA held that Kärcher’s recommended resale prices practices did not amount to resale price maintenance. In particular, while Kärcher sales persons regularly visited points of sale to discuss elements of sales policy, such as the (...)

Nicholas Levy, Paul Gilbert, Alexander Waksman, Ranulf Outhwaite, Courtney Olden The UK Parliament publishes an independent report on the state of national competition law


On 16 February 2021, John Penrose MP published an independent report on improving competition and consumer protection in the UK (the Report). It finds that the UK’s competition and consumer regime “has a good reputation, but not a great one”; progress on “cutting the costs of red tape” has (...)


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