Susan Hinchliffe is an English qualified solicitor with experience advising clients operating in variety of industry sectors including: automotive components, pharmaceuticals and agrochemicals, telecommunications, branded consumer goods, and tobacco on a broad range of EU and UK competition law issues. Her practice has a particular focus on merger control, and she has advised on all aspects of the European Commission (EC) Merger Regulation in relation to numerous transactions. She also advises on UK merger control issues and has extensive experience in co-ordinating multijurisdictional mergers. Her practice includes counselling and compliance including the conduct of compliance auditing projects. She also advices on cartel matters including strategic issues, investigations and the management of large document review processes.
Ms. Hinchliffe also advises on European product regulations applying to a broad range of sectors including electrical goods, chemicals (including registration, evaluation, authorisation and restriction of chemical substances), food, and tobacco. This advice includes issues of interpretation and national implementation, and is frequently provided to clients in the context of their overall strategic planning.
Chambers UK: A Client's Guide to the UK Legal Profession 2013 recommended for Competition/European Law: Non-contentious
Chambers UK: A Client's Guide to the UK Legal Profession 2012 for Competition/European Law: Non-contentious
The Legal 500 UK 2012 - Recommended for EU and Competition
PLC Which lawyer? 2012 - Recommended for Competition/Antitrust: Non-contentious
The International Who's Who of Competition Lawyers 2011
The Legal 500 UK 2011 - Recommended for Corporate and Commercial - EU and Competition