Fiona Beattie Senior counsel (Scottish qualified)
Fiona is a senior counsel in the antitrust / competition group.
She advises on all aspects of EU and UK competition law and related EU regulatory issues including advising on horizontal agreements, co-operative JVs and cartels, the treatment of vertical agreements, issues relating to abuse of dominance as well as competition law compliance and merger control.
Fiona also has considerable experience of state aid and public procurement issues, advising both public bodies and private sector clients on a wide range of matters. Fiona’s experience includes assisting a public body with its successful state aid notification. She has also successfully defended a client from a multi-million pound damages claim for breach of the public procurement rules and regularly advises on the application of the procurement rules in the context of land development agreements.
Fiona spent time on secondment in the media sector and as an in-house lawyer in the financial services industry.