Matthew Sinclair-Thomson

Kirkland & Ellis International LLP


Matthew Sinclair-Thomson is a partner in the Antitrust and Competition Team based in London. He advises on a wide range of issues under the EU and UK competition law regimes, including merger control, antitrust advisory work, cartel investigations and competition law compliance. Matthew also has experience dealing with competition issues in regulated industries, in particular telecoms and financial services.


Thought Leadership


Getting the Deal Through: Market IntelligenceTelecoms and Media 2016 (United Kingdom), Law Business Research, November 2016

Getting the Deal ThroughTelecoms and Media 2016 (United Kingdom), Law Business Research, April 2016


Recognized as a “Future Leader,” by Who’s Who Legal (2021)


Admissions & Qualifications

  • 2016, Law Society of Ireland, Solicitor (non-practising)
  • 2013, Admitted to Practice as a Solicitor of England and Wales
  • Brussels (B List)


  • King's College LondonPost-Graduate Diploma in EU Competition Law2017
  • BPP Law School, LondonLPC2011
  • Downing College, University of CambridgeM.A., Law (Cantab)2010