David Henry is a practising UK barrister, whose practice focuses on European competition law, including merger control, cartels and abuse of dominance, and the interaction between antitrust and intellectual property. He represents companies and trade associations in the aluminium, air transport, car parts, chemicals, electronics, medical devices, pharmaceuticals, power generation, food retailing and financial services and payment systems sectors. He also advises clients in proceedings before the European courts and national competition authorities. David also has considerable experience in export control matters, dispute resolution and white-collar crime.
David has spoken and written extensively on competition law. In recognition of his writing on competition matters, LexisNexis has included David in its Lexis®PSL Competition Expert Lawyers Group. The European courts have also cited his written work. David will be co-editor with Jacques Buhart of the 5th edition of Leniency Regimes.
David is a lecturer on the course entitled Advanced European Competition Law at the University of Liège, Belgium. He has also worked at the European Parliament in Brussels. He completed a pupillage at a “magic circle” set of commercial chambers in London. Before joining the Firm, David worked as an associate at another leading international competition law practice in Brussels.
International Association of Young Lawyers (AIJA), Past Presidents Award for the Best National Report (Antitrust/Litigation) 2014
Best Business Economics Article – Antitrust Writing Awards 2012
Diplock Scholar of the Middle Temple in London
European Union Inter-Institutional Competition Laureate
Inns of Court School of Law, London, BVC, 2006
College of Europe, Bruges, LLM, 2003
King’s College London, LLB, 2002
Ruprecht-Karls-Universität, Heidelberg, German/EU Law, 2001
Fettes College in Edinburgh, 1998