12 June, 2023

Ampersand Advocates Ian Forrester KC appointed Ordinary Member of the Competition Appeal Tribunal

Ian S. Forrester QC  LLDAmpersand Advocates is proud to announce the appointment of Ian Forrester KC as an Ordinary Member of the Competition Appeal Tribunal (CAT).

The Competition Appeal Tribunal is a specialist judicial body with cross-disciplinary expertise in law, economics, business and accountancy whose function is to hear and decide cases involving competition or economic regulatory issues. The Tribunal’s jurisdiction extends to the whole of the United Kingdom. As an Ordinary Member, Ian Forrester KC will bring his extensive legal expertise and experience to bear on these important matters.

Ian Forrester KC has experience as a practitioner of competition law controversies in Europe, Asia and North America, and has argued important cases on behalf of the public authority and large and small companies during a long career as an advocate. His writings and teaching on due process, sport, cartels, compulsory licensing and procedural reform have made useful contributions to the development of the law and practice. He was nominated by the UK to be a judge in the General Court of the European Union in 2015, and served till his mandate was ended by Brexit. He has returned to the Bar as a practitioner and arbitrator and will continue to alongside this appointment.

Ian Forrester KC’s appointment was announced by the President of the Competition Appeal Tribunal advising that the Minister for Enterprise, Markets and Small Business, Mr Kevin Hollinrake MP has appointed thirteen new members to the Tribunal’s panel of Ordinary Members.

The full announcement can be viewed here.


Back to News & Events