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Clifford Chance

Greg Olsen


Clifford Chance, London
Practice area M&A corporate, Antitrust competition, EU & trade
Sector Private equity, Mining & metals, Consumer goods & retail, Energy & resources, Banks, Insurance, Industrials
Tel +442070062327

Greg Olsen specialises in the application of EU and UK competition law to mergers, joint ventures and commercial arrangements as well as alleged behavioural violations such as cartels and abuse of market power.

Greg also advises on regulatory investigations in a diverse range of industries including financial services, insurance, media and consumer goods.

Relevant experience

  • Advising Booker Group plc in obtaining Competition Commission clearance of its completed acquisition of Makro
  • Advising NBCUniversal on the Competition Commission's Movies on Pay TV investigation
  • Advising AB InBev in obtaining UK merger clearance for its US$52 billion acquisition of Anheuser-Busch
  • Advising Barclays Bank PLC on the SME banking market study
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Career & qualifications

  • University of Canterbury NZ (LLB) 1987
  • University of Oxford, Keble College (B.C.L) 1990
  • Winter Williams Commonwealth Scholar 1990
  • Admitted as a solicitor in New Zealand 1990
  • Admitted as a solicitor in England & Wales 2002
  • Joined Clifford Chance 2007

Professional bodies

  • Committee member and past Chair of the Law Society's Competition Law Section
  • Trustee of the NZ-UK Link Foundation

Awards and citations

  • Identified as a leading individual in Legal 500 UK 2013 (EU and competition)
  • Ranked in Band 3 Competition/European Law in Chambers UK 2014

Clifford Chance publications and insights

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