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US: Wiggin starts new competition practice

 |  August 7, 2017

UK media and technology firm Wiggin has launched a competition practice, following a hire from Shearman & Sterling.

Wiggin is expanding its services into competition law with the hire of a London and Brussels-based litigation counsel from the antitrust practice of Shearman & Sterling.

The firm, headquartered in the United Kingdom, has recruited Collette Rawnsley to launch the practice. Originally a barrister, who worked as an advisor at the Inland Revenue (now HM Revenue and Customs) and the Competition Appeal Tribunal, where she was Senior Reféréndaire, for four and three years apiece, Rawnsley went into private practice as a senior associate with Howrey in 2007. In 2011, she joined Shearman, dividing her time between London and Brussels, and progressing to counsel in 2013.

Her experience includes abuse of dominance, cartels, competition litigation, merger control and state aid cases, from both contentious and non-contentious angles.

Prior to entering private practice, Rawnsley was the Senior Reféréndaire at the UK Competition Appeal Tribunal, where she gained experience of the UK competition law regime and sectoral regulation.

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