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Ben Jasper

Ben Jasper

Senior Associate

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Senior Associate
Ben Jasper

Ben Jasper advises on a range of commercial disputes, with a particular focus on antitrust litigation before the High Court and Competition Appeal Tribunal and antitrust investigations by the European Commission, UK Competition and Markets Authority and the Financial Conduct Authority.

Antitrust appeals

Experience includes:

  • Representing Pfizer in its successful appeal before the Competition Appeal Tribunal against the UK CMA's decision that it had abused its dominant position in the supply of phenytoin.
  • Representing two generics companies in their appeals before the Tribunal against the UK CMA's 'pay for delay' decision in relation paroxetine.

Antitrust damages claims

Recent experience includes: 

  • Defending a bank against a claim in the High Court against a number of banks arising from the alleged manipulation of USD LIBOR.
  • Representing a defendant company in a claim for damages arising from a decision by the European Commission. 

Regulatory and antitrust investigations

Experience includes:

  • Advising a global bank in relation to the CMA's investigation into suspected anti-competitive agreements in the financial services sector.
  • Representing a global bank in the European Commission investigation into precious metals.
  • Advising a global bank in relation to a series of multi-jurisdictional regulatory and antitrust investigations into the manipulation of foreign exchange rates.
  • Advising a global bank in relation to investigations into interest rate benchmarks, including LIBOR and EURIBOR, by the European Commission and other worldwide authorities.

Commercial litigation

Experience includes: 

  • Various v News Group Newspapers (defending News Group in the phone hacking litigation).
  • Advising a company in defence a claim for breach of confidence.  

Contact details

Career and qualifications

  • Wadham College, University of Oxford, (MA in Modern History) 2008
  • Wadham College, University of Oxford (M.Phil in Politics) 2010
  • Joined Clifford Chance 2012
  • Seconded to the antitrust group in Clifford Chance's Brussels office 2013
  • Admitted as a solicitor in England & Wales 2014
  • Admitted to the Roll of Solicitors in Ireland 2018

Professional bodies

  • Governor, Ark Greenwich Free School since 2012