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Zeno Frediani

Zeno J. Frediani

Senior Associate

Zeno Frediani advises clients on UK and EU competition law in relation to merger control, cartels and restrictive practices, abuse of dominance, and private damages claims. He also advises clients on the UK’s investment screening powers for national security matters. He has extensive experience in providing commercial solutions to complex regulatory issues. Seno advises world-leading organisations, particularly within the FMCG and pharmaceutical sectors. He has also assisted clients in CMA and European Commission investigations.

In relation to antitrust litigation, Zeno has experience handling competition damages litigation in various jurisdictions, including England & Wales and The Netherlands.

He maintains an active pro bono practice and regularly advises charities and NGOs on a wide range of legal and strategic matters.


  • Heineken, Diageo, AB InBev and Morrisons in relation to damages claims in the Netherlands and England & Wales arising out of the EU trucks cartel.
  • Global pharmaceutical company in relation to a follow-on competition damages action in the English High Court related to a decision by the European Commission.
  • Global pharmaceutical company in relation to investigations by the CMA and the European Commission into patent settlement agreements.
  • Global online retailer in relation to the CMA's investigation into anti-competitive agreements in the light fittings sector.


The Legal 500 UK
EU and Competition (London) (2016, 2023)
Competition Litigation (2023)



  • Postgraduate Diploma, EU Competition Law, King's College London, 2016
  • Diploma in Legal Practice, University of Aberdeen, 2013
  • LL.B. (Hons), Law, University of Aberdeen, 2012


  • England and Wales


  • Member, Law Society of Scotland, Competition Law Subcommittee
  • Volunteer, LawWorks, Competition Pro Bono Scheme Legal Advice Clinic
  • Member, Arnold & Porter Pro Bono Committee


  • Italian
  • Spanish