Michal Kocon is a special counsel in the firm's London office where he is a member of the antitrust, competition, and trade regulation practice group providing end-to-end antitrust and competition representation before the European Commission, the Competition and Markets Authority and other national competition authorities. Michal advises clients on a wide spectrum of competition issues, including cartels, horizontal and vertical agreements, merger clearance, abuse of dominance, antitrust compliance and competition litigation. His work covers, in particular, bringing and defending competition law based complaints, designing global go-to-market and brand erosion strategies, monitoring and enforcing selective distribution systems, drafting and implementing antitrust compliance programmes and assisting clients in obtaining merger control clearance.
Clients say that:
“Michal Kocon’s knowledge in the area of EU and competition practice is to be highly commended, as is his ability to get to the heart of an issue quickly.”
“Michal Kocon is very diligent and aware of his subject matter. He makes the time for you and is prompt and clear when completing tasks. Friendly and personable.”
Prior to joining the firm, Michal was an associate in the Brussels office of an international law firm, where he was a member of the EU Competition Law team. He has also completed a Blue Book traineeship at the European Commission (DG Competition) in 2011-2012.
- Recognised by The Legal 500 United Kingdom edition as a Recommended Lawyer for EU and competition, 2023 and 2024
- “A Look At New Vertical Laws, Their Opportunities And Pitfalls,” Law360, 23 January 2023
- Co-author, “What The UK Competition Authority’s Price Fixing Investigation Means For Football Clubs & Kit Suppliers,” LawInSport, August 2022
- Co-author, “Vertical Agreements in the Luxury Sector,” Journal of European Competition Law & Practice, January 2021
- “Now screening: Europe,” Ragtrader, April 2018