Simon Holmes is a Visiting Professor in law and teaches the post graduate competition law course alongside Professor Ariel Ezrachi and Aidan Robertson - a fellow Visiting Professor.
Simon advised businesses on competition law for some 35 years before joining the UK Competition Appeal Tribunal as a judge. He was latterly head of competition law at SJ Berwin and then King & Wood Mallesons – first in the UK and Europe and then on a global basis.
He is also an adviser to the NGO, ClientEarth; Co-Chair of the Sustainability and Competition Taskforce of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC); a member of the international advisory board of the LDC (Insituto de derecho de la competencia); an associate member of the UCL Centre for Law, Economics, and Society (CLES); and a strategic advisor to Sustainablepublicaffairs in Brussels.
He writes and speaks regularly on competition and regulatory issues and has a particular interest in the relationship between climate change, sustainability and competition law. He is co- editor of a book on this published by Concurrences: “Competition Law, Climate Change and Environmental Sustainability”.