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
Caroline read law at Girton College, Cambridge. She has a postgraduate diploma in EU Competition law from King's College London.
- Solicitor, qualified in England & Wales
Rankings and recognitions
- Caroline is ranked as an "Associate to Watch" in Chambers.
- Caroline is co-author (with Ian Giles and Rebecca Williams) of the UK chapter of the Public Competition Enforcement Review.
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April 26, 2018
On 15 March 2018, the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) announced that it was introducing reforms to the existing UK merger control regime to strengthen the Government’s power to scrutinise mergers on the grounds of national security..
March 26, 2018
Ian Giles, Caroline Thomas and Rebecca Williams of our London office, are the authors of the England & Wales chapter of the ninth edition of The Public Competition Enforcement Review..
July 18, 2017