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King's appoint a new Professor of Practice at The Dickson Poon School of Law

David Bailey has been appointed as Professor of Practice in Competition Law and will continue teaching postgraduate courses on EU competition law and UK competition law.

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David Bailey is a practising Barrister at Brick Court Chambers, with 20 years of experience in the teaching and practice of competition law. He is Standing Counsel to both the UK Competition and Markets Authority and the Hong Kong Competition Commission and has appeared in leading competition cases, including Lundbeck v Commission and Pfizer v CMA. In 2020 he won the Chambers & Partners Bar Award for Competition Junior of the Year.

Professor Bailey has taught at King’s College London since 2001. In 2016 and 2019 he received the King’s Education Award for Sustained Excellence for his contribution to the learning and teaching community at King’s.

He is the co-author (with Emeritus Professor Richard Whish QC (Hon)) of the tenth edition of Competition Law (2021) and the general editor (with Laura John) of the eighth edition of Bellamy and Child’s European Union Law of Competition (2019).

Professor Bailey said: “I am thrilled to be appointed as a Professor of Practice at The Dickson Poon School of Law.  It is an exciting – and challenging – time to be involved in the practice of competition law. It is a joy and a huge privilege for me to teach so many intelligent and interesting LLM students who come to King’s from, literally, all over the world.”

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David Bailey

Professor of Practice in Competition Law