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
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