Mathew Heim

Mathew Heim

Year of call 1993

  • Non-Governmental Advisor to the International Competition Network, appointed by the UK Competition and Markets Authority
  • Vice-Chair of the BIAC Representation to the OECD Competition Committee
  • Editorial Board Member of the IBA’s Competition Law International
  • Advisory Board Member of the Competition Law Forum at the British Institute of International and Comparative Law
  • Advisory Board Member of the Fordham Competition Law Institute
  • Board Member of 4iP Council Europe
  • Member of the Bar Council Brexit Working Group
  • Member of the Honourable Society of Lincoln’s Inn and on the Committee of its EU Law Group
  • ‘The Extra-Jurisdictional Effect of Competition Remedies’, Foreword for eConcurrences’ Special Edition on Extraterritoriality, May 2018 [forthcoming].
  • Competition Enforcement in a Multi-Polar World; Issues in Institutional Design and Practice’, Competition Law International Special Edition 2015. Editor.
  • ‘The future of Patents and IPR in Electronic Communications’, Communications. & Strategies 2014. Co-Editor with Yann Meniere and Theon Van Dijk.
  • ‘Some Reflections on the Politics of Competition Policy’, Competition Law International, IBA Antitrust Journal, November 2011.
  • ‘Some Observations on the Treatment of Standardization Agreements in the EC Guidelines on Horizontal Cooperation Agreements’, Competition Policy International, January 2011.
  • ‘The appointment of Judges to Europe’s Supreme Court’, MLex Magazine, July-September 2010.
  • ‘Problems and Process: European Merger Control and How to Use It’, Journal of Public Affairs, Vol. 4, No. 1, 2004, pp 73-85.
  • ‘The Changing Environment in Cartel Enforcement and Cartel Defence after Regulation 1/2003’, Global Counsel, September 2004. With Carel Maske
  • ‘Settling European Anti-Trust Investigations’, Competition Law Journal, Vol. 3, Issue 4, 2004.
  • ‘A Charter of Rights for Europe’, with Hywel Ceri Jones and Cristina Pineda Polo, European Policy Centre Working Papers, 7 February 2003.
  • ‘The Impact of the Media on European Union Merger Decisions’, European Competition Law Review, 2003, Issue 2.
  • Politics, Exeter University
  • History, Bristol University
  • English
  • French
  • Spanish
  • German (working knowledge)

Mathew Heim advises senior corporate executives and their outside counsel in managing legal, regulatory or political risks and crises, that run to the core of their business. As needed, he also represents clients before international, European or national enforcers, government, their administrations and politicians.

Throughout his career Mathew has advised parties involved in some of the most high-profile European anti-trust and merger cases, addressing policy or political issues affecting these cases. This includes assisting parties to prepare strategies, counseling on enforcement policy, process and practice; undertaking crisis management and dawn raids preparedness. Mathew also provides public affairs and communications advice on litigation before national and European courts.

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