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Rory Ashmore



Business Disputes


Commercial, EU & Competition Law

Rory assists Paul Henty in the EU & Competition Law team in providing advice on competition law, state aid and public procurement issues as well as on specific areas of EU Regulation and contentious matters.

Rory has also drafted complex compliance documents and market consultation responses to the Office of Fair Trading (now the Competition and Markets Authority). He has also acted on a major piece of competition litigation.

Last year Rory spent a very productive secondment at the Competition Commission assisting its policy unit with preparing revised guidance for the formation of the new Competition and Markets Authority in April 2014.

Rory is admitted to practise in England and Wales.


  • Challenges to contract award decisions by local authorities and other public bodies
  • Competition law issues with commercial agreements and strategies
  • Potential notification requirements for corporate transactions under EU and domestic merger control