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Caroline Thomas

Of Counsel

Caroline Thomas


T:+44 20 7444 5112

Caroline is a competition lawyer based in London. She has over 10 years of experience in advising on all types of contentious and non-contentious competition law issues, including merger control and state aid, and has a particular interest in investigations and competition litigation.

Caroline has considerable experience of advising clients in competition litigation, including a number of cases before the European Courts as well as the UK Competition Appeal Tribunal. Caroline has also advised on a number of market investigations and studies.  Caroline regularly prepares merger notifications for UK and EU transactions as well as managing multi-jurisdictional notifications for mergers and acquisitions.  

In 2016, Caroline spent eight months on secondment to the in-house competition team of a major oil and gas company

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  • Education

    Caroline read law at Girton College, Cambridge.  She has a postgraduate diploma in EU Competition law from King's College London.

  • Admissions
    • Solicitor, qualified in England & Wales
  • Rankings and recognitions
    • Caroline is ranked as an "Associate to Watch" in Chambers.
  • Publications
    • Caroline is co-author (with Ian Giles and Rebecca Williams) of the UK chapter of the Public Competition Enforcement Review.