Paul Henty

Charles Russell Speechlys (London)
Lawyer (Partner)

Paul Henty is a Partner with Charles Russell Speechlys in the firm’s London office. Paul provides the full range of competition, state aid and public and utilities procurement advice to clients in a significant number of sectors, amongst them ICT-related industries and construction & engineering. Paul’s previous experience includes working at DG Competition at the European Commission in Brussels, reviewing antitrust and merger control decisions. He also had a period of secondment in the Law Society’s Brussels Office. Paul is admitted to practise in England and Wales and in Ireland.


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Paul Henty Cooperation & COVID-19: The EU Temporary Framework & national cooperation exemptions


The onset of the Coronavirus crisis has created higher-than-normal demands for certain medical and certain non-medical related goods and services. The fast moving situation makes it difficult for businesses and customers to predict demand levels and ensure they have the capacity to service purchaser requirements. This has in turn led to a need for businesses which are normally rivals to work together to collaborate in order to address market failures, brought about by the crisis itself.

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