Before joining Euclid Law as a Senior Consultant, Gavin Robert was a partner in Linklaters Competition/Antitrust Department for 14 years. Gavin retired as a partner in 2013 to become a Panel Member at the UK Competition & Markets Authority (and previously the UK Competition Commission), where he decides complex merger, market and antitrust cases.
Gavin has expertise across the full breadth of EU and UK competition law, including mergers, joint ventures, cartels, agreements, information exchange, abuse of a dominant position and State aid. He also has experience of a wide range of sectors, including in particular healthcare, natural resources and financial services.
Gavin also teaches competition law as part of the Masters programme at Cambridge University. Since 2013 until joining Euclid, Gavin was a part-time consultant with Linklaters.
In addition to EU and UK competition law, Gavin has considerable experience of other jurisdictions around the world, especially China and Hong Kong where he led the development of Linklaters’ competition practice for a number of years. Gavin was listed in GCR’s 40 under 40 Competition Lawyers, and has been consistently ranked in Tier 1 for Competition in most leading directories, including Chambers and Legal 500.
Gavin obtained an LLM and MA from Cambridge University, and a Licence Speciale en Droit from the Institut d’Etudes Europeenes at the Free University of Brussels.
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