Compass Lexecon’s European practice provides expert economic advice on competition policy, economic and financial regulation, public policy and the assessment of damages in complex disputes.
We have provided advice on some of the most high-profile cases before the European Commission, the General Court and national competition authorities, regulators and courts in recent years. Our past clients include major multi-national firms as well as the European Commission and national competition authorities and regulators.
Our team includes more than 80 economists based in Brussels, Düsseldorf, London, Madrid and Paris. Many hold PhDs from leading economics departments in Europe and the US, and several hold academic positions at prestigious European universities. We have an in-house team of econometricians who specialise in applying quantitative techniques to competition policy investigations and complex disputes. In addition to our team of experts and staff, we also have a network of academic and industry-specialist affiliates, which provides additional expertise and capability in several disciplines and geographies. Our team of experts and affiliates includes former high-level officials from the European Commission and national competition authorities and regulators.
Compass Lexecon’s global strength has been recognised widely. For example, Global Competition Review said that “Compass Lexecon reigns supreme once more”. We have over twenty experts featured in The International Who’s Who of Competition Lawyers and Economists 2011, including ten based in Europe. We also have seven experts listed in the Who’s Who of International Arbitration Expert Witnesses 2011, including two based in Europe. In addition, Compass Lexecon’s European experts have experience in working on cases in dozens of different countries across the globe.