Matt Evans advises on a wide range of transactional and behavioral EU and U.K. competition law matters. On transactions, he represents clients before the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) and European Commission to obtain regulatory clearance for mergers and acquisitions and joint ventures.
On the behavioral side, Matt advises on investigations into anticompetitive agreements and practices, including cartels and supply arrangements, market investigations, abuses of dominant position, state aid, and EU free movement issues.
He has extensive experience advising clients on e-commerce, in particular on structuring brand owners' distribution arrangements. He works with clients in a range of sectors, including financial services, energy, telecom, technology, music, betting and gaming, fast moving consumer goods (FMCG), environmental, and agriculture.
Matt has authored or co-authored numerous articles, most recently on the implications of Brexit for M&A deals and for companies buying competition law advice in the U.K. He is co-author of the U.K. chapter on merger control for Global Legal Insights and speaks regularly at competition law seminars. He is a member of the Law Society's Competition Section and a member of the editorial advisory board of Kluwer Competition Law.