Paul Henty, Partner
Paul provides the full range of competition, state aid and public and utilities procurement advice to a varity of clients.
SummaryPaul provides the full range of competition, state aid and public and utilities procurement advice to clients in a significant number of sectors, amongst them ICT-related industries and construction & engineering. Paul’s previous experience includes working at DG Competition at the European Commission in Brussels, reviewing antitrust and merger control decisions. He also had a period of secondment in the Law Society’s Brussels Office.
Paul is admitted to practise in England and Wales and in Ireland.
- Advising an international hospitality services provider in relation to the investigation by the competition regulator into distribution practices by online travel agents and making representations to the competition regulator
- Leading successful claim by PE backed company against unlawful procurement award decision, leading to acceptance of infringement by contracting authority
- Advising major software provider on application of UK merger control law to series of acquisitions in domestic market
- Acting for a substantial software provider in its complaint of an abuse of dominance by a licensor of input intellectual property
News & Insights
EU & Competition law
Paul Henty and Rory Ashmore explore the latest updates in EU & Competition law.
"Publish or be damned": New Reporting Obligations on Supplier Payment Times
Businesses need to be aware of the pending introduction of two sets of regulations in the UK, whose entry into force is imminent.
Encryption Factor: Losing customer data costs
FTSE listed insurer, the Royal & Sun Alliance (“R&SA”) has been fined £150,000 by the ICO
ICO Charities reminded of need to comply with Data Protection Act 1998
The Information Commissioner’s Office has fined charities the RSPCA and the British Heart Foundation £25,000 and £18,000 respectively