Partner, Antitrust & Competition
"David Anderson receives abundant praise from clients for his service and awareness of international competition issues: 'David grasps issues quickly, explains legal concepts succinctly and gives excellent practical advice.' " Chambers Global, 2015
- Partner in BLP’s Antitrust & Competition team and leads the firm’s Brussels office. He is a US national and is qualified in both the US and UK and is on the EU list of the Brussels Bar.
- Practice focuses on EU and international antitrust aspects of mergers, acquisitions, joint ventures, cartels, commercial agreements and abuses of dominant positions. Dave also advises on EU regulatory law and public affairs.
- Very active on behalf of clients on the policy side of international antitrust. Dave is a Non-Governmental Adviser to the European Commission on the work of the International Competition Network (ICN), a body comprising all of the world’s major antitrust agencies.
- Recognised as a leading international competition lawyer by Chambers, Legal 500 Legal Business and PLC’s Which Lawyer.
Key areas of expertise
Deep sector knowledgeAdvise clients across a wide range of industries including technology, electronics, energy, transport, chemicals, mining and minerals, retail food and professional services.
Regulatory processes and strategiesAdvise clients on regulatory processes and strategies in the EU, Asia, and the Americas.
US-based multinationalsSpecialize in guiding US-based multinationals through EU and regulatory systems worldwide.
UN Conference on Trade and DevelopmentAdvise the UN Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) and competition agencies in Europe, Asia, Africa and South America on competition law reform and capacity building.