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Gareth Mills

Partner

Gareth advises on commercial dispute resolution, regulatory and competition matters, international arbitrations and corporate restructuring with a particular focus on the Sports, Financial Services and TMT sectors.

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About

Gareth has an international practice having spent over 10 years working in our Middle East offices and has been consistently ranked in Global directories for his arbitration and disputes work. Gareth now shares his time between the UK and the GCC and continues to support clients in complex, high-value cases across a wide range of sectors.

Gareth has especial experience in international arbitrations having represented clients in DIAC, BCDR, LCIA, UNICTRAL and ICC Arbitral proceedings across a range of jurisdictions.

Gareth also advises TMT clients in relation to regulatory compliance acting for operators, regulators and technology companies across the GCC (and wider).

Gareth is admitted to practise in England and Wales.



Experience

  • Advising Williams Grand Prix Engineering Limited on a successful USD$ 30 million+ against a former sponsor.
  • Acting for a Qatari Telecommunications company in a $680 million arbitration brought by a Saudi conglomerate resulting in the claim being dismissed and the entirety of the client's costs being paid by the Claimant.
  • Acting for the Telecommunication Regulatory Authority of Bahrain in relation to the structural separation of the Bahrain Telecommunications Company BSC(c): the first project of its kind in the GCC.
  • Acting on the Awal Bank Administration which involves over 75 different claims in over 7 different jurisdictions.

Recognition

  • uk-leading-individual-2024
  • chambers_global_top ranked 2022
  • Oath - Bahrain-  profile
  • Oath - Qatar -  profile
  • emea-top-tier-firms-2021

Our thinking

  • Forbes quotes Gareth Mills on the US government’s antitrust lawsuit against Apple

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    In The Press

  • Charles Russell Speechlys successfully advises Kuwait Finance House (Bahrain) in a case involving a 'fabricated' arbitral award

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    News

  • Telecoms, Media & Internet 2024

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    Insights

  • Lexology In-Depth: Technology Disputes Edition 3 - Bahrain

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    Insights

  • Tech Monitor quotes Gareth Mills on the CMA restricting Meta from using certain customer data

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    In The Press

  • The Times quotes Gareth Mills on the CMA giving clearance to the $69bn Activision Blizzard-Microsoft deal

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    In The Press

  • Gareth Mills and John Olatunji write for African Law & Business on Nigeria's new ADR landscape

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    In The Press

  • The Times quotes Gareth Mills on the CMA’s preliminary approval of the Activision Blizzard-Microsoft deal

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    In The Press

  • City AM quotes Gareth Mills on the CMA’s new set of principles for regulating AI

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    In The Press

  • Silicon quotes Gareth Mills on the UK consumer lawsuit against Google

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    In The Press

  • The Express quotes Gareth Mills on the CMA’s report on competition in the groceries sector

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    In The Press

  • Reuters quotes Gareth Mills on the CMA’s deadline extension of the Microsoft Activision Blizzard deal

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    In The Press

  • Forbes Advisor quotes Gareth Mills on ‘Consumer Duty’

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  • The Guardian quotes Gareth Mills on Microsoft lodging an appeal against the CMA’s decision to block its Activision Blizzard deal

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    In The Press

  • The Times quotes Gareth Mills on the EU’s approval of the Microsoft-Activision deal

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    In The Press

  • UKTN quotes Gareth Mills on the CMA's review of the UK AI market

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    In The Press

  • The Technology Disputes Law Review: Bahrain

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    Insights

  • Charles Russell Speechlys sponsors the Gulf Data Centre Association

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    News

  • Technology Disputes Bahrain

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    Insights

  • Gareth Mills, Georgina Munnik and Sam Saunders write for International Comparative Legal Guide - Telecoms, Media & Internet

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    In The Press

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