Robert Bell, BA, LLM

Solicitor, Partner, Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner

Robert Bell is head of the EU & UK competition team at Bryan Cave with over 20 years of experience advising on complex competition and regulatory matters involving some of the leading cases before the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA), the European Commission and UK and European Courts.

He advises clients on a range of competition law issues including merger control, cartels, restrictive practices, competition litigation and public procurement law.

Mr. Bell has a particular sector specialism in advising international technology and media clients on the application of competition law and new media, telecommunications regulation, and on competition litigation.

He is currently Chair of the City of London Law Society's Competition Law Committee, which liaises with the UK Government and the EU & UK competition regulators in connection with the reform of competition law and practice.

Mr. Bell is ranked in Chambers UK 2016 for Competition Law. "Robert Bell is head of department at Bryan Cave LLP. His practice encompasses mergers, cartels, litigation and public procurement. He has sector expertise within the TMT sector.

Practice areas


  • BA, LLM Solicitor (England & Wales /Republic of Ireland)


  • Law Society Competition Group
  • Chairman, City of London Law society Competition Committee, Competition Law Forum
  • City of London Solicitors Company


  • Contributing Author


  • Inner Temple,
  • University College, London
  • Nottingham University
  • Rossall School

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