Cleary Gottlieb Lures Former UK Antitrust Chief

Law360, New York (October 18, 2011, 1:35 PM EDT) -- Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP announced Tuesday that former U.K. Competition Commission Chairman Peter Freeman will join its London office in November as a senior consultant.

Freeman spent eight years with the U.K. competition regulator, including five as the commission's chairman. He formally retired from the Competition Commission in July, after concluding the review of the closely watched BAA Airports Ltd. case, in which the agency eventually pushed the airport ownership group to divest three transportation hubs in London and Scotland.

Freeman will join a...
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