In-house competition counsel joins leading African antitrust blog

We are pleased to present the latest addition to the ranks of AAT authorship: Mark Griffiths.

Mark Griffiths is Competition Counsel for Barclays Africa Group and is accountable for competition risk management across the African continent for Barclays.  Mark is heavily involved in antitrust and merger matters across twelve African jurisdictions with active competition authorities.  He has been involved in a number of pivotal developments across the region.

Prior to his appointment with the Barclays Group in 2007, he was a senior associate (admitted as a solicitor of the Senior Courts of England and Wales) in the EU and Competition practice of Clifford Chance (London).  He also previously worked for DG Competition at the European Commission as well as being specialist legal advisor to the House of Lords EU Select Committee on the EU Financial Services Action Plan.

Mark is a regular contributor to a range of legal journals as well as a regular speaker on African competition law at local and international conferences. Mark has attended meetings of the International Competition Network as a NGA. He has an LLB (University of Southampton, UK) and an LLM in European Law (College of Europe, Bruges, Belgium).

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