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Louise Tolley

PSL Counsel

London

Tolley Louise
Louise Tolley

PSL Counsel

London

Louise is a Professional Support Lawyer Counsel in the global antitrust group. Her responsibilities include managing the know-how resources for the global antitrust practice, providing current awareness briefings and thought leadership pieces, including our annual publication “Global trends in merger control enforcement” and our monthly newsletter commenting on key antitrust developments, “Antitrust in Focus."

Louise regularly delivers training and workshops both internally and to clients on a wide range of topics but with particular expertise in antitrust compliance and dawn raids. Louise has extensive experience of advising clients on how to comply with competition rules and managing dawn raids, as well as advising on the impact of developments in antitrust policy and regulation. She also advises clients on complex behavioural antitrust issues such as distribution arrangements and cooperation agreements between competitors, as well as abuses of dominant position.

Louise is closely involved in the group's business development initiatives and has co-developed a number of client-facing tools to assist them with their antitrust compliance activities.

Louise is currently the Assistant Editor of the Butterworth's Handbook on Competition Law (the "Purple Book") and Consultant Editor of the LexisPSL Competition online tool.

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Blog Post: 01 August 2022

EU General Court upholds European Commission’s decision on Illumina/GRAIL merger referral

In a landmark ruling, the EU General Court (GC) has confirmed the European Commission (EC)’s decision to accept a referral request from France (and other Member States) for the assessment of…

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Publications: 21 July 2022

Illumina/GRAIL: EU General Court gives green light to below-threshold merger referrals

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Publications: 14 June 2022

Government confirms intended changes to UK consumer policy

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Publications: 13 May 2022

European Commission publishes revised antitrust rules on vertical agreements

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Office

London

Allen & Overy LLP
One Bishops Square
London
E1 6AD

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Qualifications

Professional

Admitted as solicitor, England and Wales, 2005

Admitted as solicitor, Ireland, 2016

Academic

MA, Law, Downing College, Cambridge University, 2002

Post graduate Diploma in Competition Law Economics, 2012, King’s College London

Awards & accolades

Competition Team of the Year

Legal Business Awards 2017

Competition Team of the Year

British Legal Awards 2018

Ranked 3rd, “Global Elite” firms 2019

Global Competition Review

Published work

  • The Lear Report on digital mergers: evolution not revolution? With Jessica Bowring, PLC Magazine, July 2019