About Richard Burton

Richard Burton is a senior counsel at Van Bael & Bellis who specialises in EU and UK competition law. He advises on a wide variety of competition law matters, including cartels, distribution agreements, pricing and other abuse of dominance issues, merger control and IP licensing. Richard has substantial experience in representing clients in cartel defence cases, including involvement in internal compliance investigations, representation before the European Commission, applications for leniency and appeals before the European Courts. His experience in EU cartel cases includes acting as defence counsel in Airfreight, DRAM, Smart Card Chips, Automotive Bearings and other car parts investigations.

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