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Professor Chris  Townley
Chris Townley, Professor of International Competition Law & Regulation, King's College London.

Professor Chris Townley

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Professor of International Competition Law & Regulation

Research subject areas

  • Law

Contact details


Chris Townley joined King’s in 2007. Previously, he worked as a solicitor at Clifford Chance LLP and then as Principal Case Officer at The Office of Fair Trading. Since joining King's, Chris has provided teaching and/ or advice to several bodies, including the Superintendence of Industry and Commerce (Columbia), the Egyptian Competition Authority, The National Boadcasting and Telecommunications Commission (Thailand), The NHS, the Office of Fair Trading, Ofcom and The Pakistan Competition Commission.



  • EU Competition Law
  • Consumer Protection: Advising Global Businesses and their Customers 


  •  Competition Law & Regulated Network Industries
  •  Economics of Competition Law

Research interests

Chris’ research interests lie in the relationship between competition law, particularly European competition law and other areas, such an environmental or cultural policy; or EU constitutional law. He has recently started a new research project examining the Development of Policy within the European Competition Network.

See Professor Townley's Research Portal profile for full details.