Overview

Marc Freedman focuses on UK and EU competition law.

Marc’s practice includes advising clients on UK, EU and multi-jurisdictional merger control, foreign direct investment screening, antitrust investigations, abuse of dominance, market studies and market investigations.

His experience spans a wide range of sectors, including financial services, food and drink, automotive, basic industries, pharmaceuticals and media.

Marc has particular expertise in relation to UK merger control, having recently completed a year-long secondment to the Phase 1 Mergers team of the UK’s Competition and Markets Authority (CMA).  During his secondment, Marc worked on a number of complex and high-profile CMA merger investigations, including: FNZ/GBST; Breedon/Cemex; ION/Broadway; and DMG Media/JPIMedia Publications (which was the subject of a PIIN from the Secretary of State for DCMS).

Prior to joining Van Bael & Bellis, Marc worked as a competition associate in the London office of a leading UK law firm.

Languages 

English

Education 

  • King's College London, Postgraduate Diploma in EU Competition Law, 2019
  • BPP Law School (Holborn, London), Legal Practice Course, 2013
  • University of Leicester, Bachelor of Laws (LLB), 2012

Bar Admission

Solicitor, England and Wales