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David R. Little advises clients on many of their most significant and complex UK, EU, and international competition law matters, including merger control, anticompetitive agreements, abuse of dominance, and litigation.
Drawing on more than a decade of experience spanning large-value transactions and sensitive disputes and investigations, Mr. Little counsels leading global clients on a variety of competition issues, working closely with regulatory authorities around the world to achieve favorable outcomes for clients.
Mr. Little has advised on competition issues relating to some of the largest and highest-profile transactions in recent years. He handles a range of multi-faceted, cross-border matters, including mergers and acquisitions, divestitures, investigations, sector inquiries, and foreign investment control reviews. He also has experience handling standalone and follow-on litigation claims on behalf of both claimants and defendants. His practice spans industry sectors, with a particular focus on media, technology, financial services, and life sciences.
Mr. Little offers clients sophisticated insight into navigating various regulatory reviews. Mr. Little has worked at the UK Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) and has appeared before many of the major global antitrust enforcement agencies. He has also appeared before the European Courts in Luxembourg, and the High Court and Court of Appeal in England & Wales.
He frequently writes on a broad range of topics related to competition and commercial law, including merger control, restrictive agreements, abuse of dominance, state aid, impact investment, and sustainable finance.
Mr. Little served on the firm’s global Diversity Leadership Committee from 2020 to 2022.
- Leading Individual – EU and Competition
The Legal 500 UK 2023
- “David Little is excellent; one of the best lawyers I have worked with.”
“David combines antitrust expertise with business-friendly solutions; he is able to cut through complexity easily and offer strategic advice. David is also very approachable, thoughtful and a great leader for his team.”
The Legal 500 UK 2023
- “A fantastic counselor with exceptional business focus and antitrust expertise.”
“Someone I would have full faith in representing me and my company in front of any internal or external stakeholders.”
The Legal 500 UK 2022
- Shortlisted as Lawyer of the Year – Under 40
Global Competition Review 2022
- Recommended – Competition (Global Leader)
Who’s Who Legal 2022
- Winner – “UK lawyer” & “Competition & Antitrust lawyer”
Euromoney Rising Stars Awards 2021