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International law firm Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner (BCLP) announced today that Victoria Newbold has joined the firm as a partner in the Antitrust & Competition Group in the firm’s London office. Victoria joins from Bloomberg where she was Competition Counsel, responsible for providing support on competition law matters to all of Bloomberg’s businesses globally.

Victoria has extensive experience in antitrust/competition law having worked both in private practice and in industry, internationally and within the UK. She advises on merger control, complex behavioural investigations and antitrust counselling globally. 

During her career, Victoria has advised on a number of major enforcement and antitrust investigations, covering cartel conduct and abuse of dominance. She has particular expertise in the technology, financial services and retail sectors.

Victoria qualified in the Antitrust & Competition team at Berwin Leighton Paisner (now BCLP).  During her time with the firm, she was seconded to a major client to advise on competition issues. Victoria also spent time as a senior associate in the Competition, Regulation and Trade group at Herbert Smith Freehills LLP before taking her senior industry role at Bloomberg LP.

“We’re delighted to welcome Victoria back to BCLP. Her practical industry knowledge garnered from time spent in-house at Bloomberg and working across a range of sectors previously, coupled with her substantive legal prowess, will bring valuable insight to our clients” said Andrew Hockley, BCLP’s Global Head of Antitrust & Competition. “Victoria is superbly placed, in particular, to support our clients as they navigate the opportunities and challenges associated with rapidly evolving regulation in digital markets.”

Victoria added: “I’m delighted to be re-joining the firm where I started my legal career as part of the global Antitrust & Competition team and collaborating with colleagues throughout the wider firm.”

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