Bird & Bird (London)

Lauren Kourie

Bird & Bird (London)
Trainee Solicitor

Lauren Kourie is a Trainee Solicitor at Bird & Bird in London.

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Lauren Kourie, Peter Willis The UK Competition Appeal Tribunal annuls the Competition Authority’s decision for failing to provide sufficient evidence in order to prove that the acquisitions would result in vertical input foreclosure effects in the communication technology market (Tobii / Smartbox)


In September 2019, the Competition Markets Authority ("CMA") found that Tobii’s acquisition of Smartbox resulted in or may result in a substantial lessening of competition in the UK assistive communication technology market and ordered Tobii to divest Smartbox. Tobii consequently appealed the (...)

Lauren Kourie, Peter Willis The UK Competition Appeal Tribunal upholds the OFCOM’s decision for abuse of dominance and discriminatory pricing strategy in the mail delivery service market (Royal Mail / Whislt)


On 12 November 2019, the Competition Appeal Tribunal ("Tribunal") upheld Ofcom’s decision against Royal Mail Plc (Royal Mail), finding Royal Mail’s pricing strategy in relation to bulk mail delivery services to be discriminatory and an abuse of dominance. Royal Mail first announced the (...)

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