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Jennifer P.M. Marsh

Senior Associate
+44.(0)20.7360.8223
Fax +44.(0)20.7648.9001
Jennifer Marsh is a senior associate in the firm's London office. She concentrates her practice on all aspects of EU and UK competition law and commercial agreements. Her work covers merger control; bringing and defending competition law based complaints before the regulators; drafting and implementing compliance programs; drafting and advising on commercial agreements; and advising on litigating competition law issues before the English courts. Jennifer has experience in sectors including manufacturing, fertilisers, recruitment, financial services, pharmaceuticals, consumer goods and retail.

Professional Background

Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Marsh worked at the London and Berlin offices of a leading international law firm. She qualified in 2006.

Achievements

  • Selected as a 2013 London Rising Star in Thomson Reuters’ Super Lawyers

Professional/Civic Activities

  • Member of The American Bar Association and Representative on The International Committee of the Antitrust Section for 2013-14 
  • Member of the Competition Section of the Law Society of England and Wales
  • Admitted to The Law Society of England and Wales

Speaking Engagements

  • “Best Available Rates,” ETOA Seminar, September 2013
  • “EU Competition Law: Update & Recent Developments,” Kaplan Webinar, October 2011
  •  “Best Available Rate and Competition Law - Are you at Risk?” ETOA Seminar, June 2011
  •  “Overview of UK Merger Control," client seminar, November 2009 
  •  “Competition Law Compliance,” client seminar, September 2009

Additional Information

Ms. Marsh earned her Modern Languages Diploma in German from University of Cambridge in 2001.
  • Advising on an ongoing criminal cartel investigation by the Office of Fair Trading. 
  • Advising a UK plc regarding a Type A leniency application to the Office of Fair Trading.
  • Advising EuroChem on its acquisition of the K&S Nitrogen fertiliser business.
  • Advising EuroChem on its acquisition of the BASF Antwerp fertiliser business.
  • Advising Halliburton on merger control issues.
  • Advising Linea Limited on acquisition of control of Donalink.
  • Advising Arena Leisure plc on its merger with Northern Racing.
  • Advising PUMA on the competition aspects of its sponsorship agreement with Arsenal FC. 
  • Acting for Cartonplastgroup Holding SA on its completed acquisition of the Demes logistics business from DS Smith plc, which resulted in a combined market share of approximately 85% but was cleared by the Office of Fair Trading on the basis of new entry and the anticipated expansion of smaller players. 
  • Advising Cerberus Capital on obtaining merger control approval from the European Commission for its acquisition of Chrysler. 
  • Advising Pearl Group regarding its acquisition of Resolution plc entailing numerous merger control approvals including by the Office of Fair Trading.
  • Advising a government Trading Fund regarding a complaint to the European Commission alleging abuse of a dominant position contrary to Article 102 of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union.
  • Drafting commercial agreements for companies such as Allegheny Technologies, Hometrack and Norbord.