Matthew Sinclair-Thomson

Kirkland & Ellis International LLP

Overview

Matthew 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, foreign investment review, antitrust advisory work, cartel investigations and competition law compliance. Matthew frequently leads the coordination of merger control and foreign investment review processes for high-profile, cross-border transactions.

Matthew also has experience dealing with competition issues in regulated industries, in particular telecoms and financial services and Matthew regularly publishes UK competition law updates in the Butterworths Journal of International Banking and Financial Law.

Matthew has been named as a “Future Leader” by Who’s Who Legal (2021 and 2022), in which he has been recognised for his “vast understanding of the M&A regulatory regimes in several jurisdictions” and his “thoughtful and commercial approach.”

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Thought Leadership

Publications

Regular contributor of the “Competition Law Update” to the Butterworths Journal of International Banking and Financial Law, March 2021 to present

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

Recognition

Recognized as a “Future Leader,” by Who’s Who Legal (2021 & 2022)

Credentials

Admissions & Qualifications

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

Education

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