Paul Gilbert

Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton (London)
Lawyer/Attorney

Paul Gilbert is counsel based in the London office of Cleary Gottlieb. Mr. Gilbert’s practice focuses on EU and UK competition law, including merger control, anticompetitive agreements, abuse of dominance and sectoral regulation. He has represented clients before the European Commission, the UK Competition and Markets Authority (and its predecessors, the Office of Fair Trading and Competition Commission), as well as in litigation before the UK Competition Appeal Tribunal and Court of Appeal. Mr. Gilbert joined the firm in January 2011 and became counsel in January 2015. Before joining the firm he was Deputy Director of Competition Policy at the UK Office of Fair Trading. Mr. Gilbert graduated with first class honours from Trinity College, Oxford in 1997. He obtained post-graduate diplomas in law and legal practice from the College of Law in 2000 and 2001, both with distinction. Mr. Gilbert is a Solicitor of the Senior Courts of England and Wales.

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Articles

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Sunil Gadhia, Nicholas Levy, Paul Gilbert, David R. Little, Vassilena Karadakova, Jonathan Kelly The UK Financial Conduct Authority fines companies sharing strategic information on a bilateral basis during an initial public offering (Hargreave Hale / Newton / RAMAM)

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On 21 February, the UK Financial Conduct Authority (the “FCA”) found that Hargreave Hale Ltd (“Hargreave Hale”), Newton Investment Management Limited (“Newton”), and River and Mercantile Asset Management LLP (“RAMAM”) had breached competition law by sharing strategic information on a bilateral basis (...)

Mario Siragusa, Maurits Dolmans, Paul Gilbert, Romano F. Subiotto QC The EU Court of Justice clarifies the scope of the regulatory framework for three-party schemes but individual assessment is needed to determine whether fee caps apply (American Express / HM Treasury)

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In 2015, the EU Interchange Fee Regulation (the “IFR”) introduced price caps on the interchange fees paid between banks for processing credit and debit card payments. These fee caps attempt to address concerns identified in a series of antitrust investigations into Visa and Mastercard through (...)

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