Aidan Robertson QC

Barrister, Brick Court Chambers

Aidan Robertson QC has appeared in numerous cases in the Competition Appeal Tribunal, High Court, Court of Appeal and Supreme Court in England and in the General Court and Court of Justice of the European Union at EU level. He has been involved in several ground-breaking cases, including acting for claimants in the first claims for damages in cartel cases in the CAT and in the first challenge to a merger decision in the CAT. He has considerable experience of representing clients during the administrative stage of proceedings before the European Commission, the Competition Commission and the Office of Fair Trading. He acted for a large number of construction companies in the largest ever OFT cartel investigation and in 8 subsequent appeals to the CAT. He also has an extensive advisory practice in EU and Competition Law.

Aidan Robertson acted in the leading EU media rights cases of FA Premier League -v- QC Leisure and Murphy -v- Media Protection Services concerning broadcast rights to Premier League football matches. He also acts in a wide variety of other EU law matters involving areas as diverse as agriculture and tax.

Prior to taking Silk in 2009, Aidan Robertson had been identified as one of the leading juniors in EU law by both the Legal 500 and Chambers and Partners for the previous 10 years. He teaches the postgraduate competition law course at Oxford University, where he is a now a visiting lecturer, having formerly been a full-time university lecturer and fellow of Wadham College.