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  Dominic Long

Partner – Brussels/London


Dominic has extensive experience advising on complex merger clearances before both the European Commission and UK merger control authorities, as well as abuse of dominance and restrictive agreements investigations. 

In the UK, Dominic has advised clients on the merger control aspects of a number of high profile transactions including News Corporation on its proposed acquisition of Sky, Sky on its acquisition of a 17.9% stake in ITV (including before both the Competition Appeal Tribunal ("CAT") and the Court of Appeal) and HBOS on its acquisition by Lloyds (including before the CAT).  Dominic also advised one of the UK’s 6 large energy companies on the Competition and Markets Authority’s investigation into GB energy markets, the largest market investigation undertaken in the UK.

At the European level, Dominic has advised on several major cross border transactions including three Phase II clearances before the EU Commission. Most recently, Dominic advised VimpelCom on the EU merger control approval of its 50/50 Italian mobile telecoms joint venture with CK Hutchison, the first and only ‘four-to-three’ mobile telecoms consolidation cleared by the current EU Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager. Dominic has also advised on Hutchison 3G Austria's acquisition of Orange Austria and the 2010 Phase II clearance of Oracle's acquisition of Sun Microsystems.

Dominic is noted in the Legal 500 directory as being recognised by clients as “smart and effective”.

Newly promoted partner Dominic Long is a ‘rising star’ and praised for his ‘strong intellect’ and ‘ability to translate legal advice with ease’ Legal 500 2017.

Professional qualifications

Admitted as solicitor, England and Wales, 2007

Academic qualifications

BA, Politics, Philosophy & Economics, Jesus College, Oxford University, 2000

MPhil, Management Studies, St John's College, Cambridge University, 2002

GDL, BPP Law School, 2003

LPC, BPP Law School, 2004

Diploma, Economics in Competition Law, King's College London, 2009

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