Aqeel Kadri

Aqeel Kadri is a member of the competition law and dispute resolution practices at White & Case. He was called to the Bar of England and Wales in 2009 and admitted to the roll of solicitors in 2013. Aqeel advises and represents clients in a range of competition and State aid matters; Aqeel's work has been recognized by the Legal 500.

Aqeel's main focus is on contentious matters. He has experience of representing clients before the EU General Court and Court of Justice in applications for judicial review relating to cartel infringements (Airfreight I and II, Bathroom Fittings, Cathode Ray Tubes, Gas-insulated Switchgear) and in abuse of dominance investigations by the European Commission and Competition & Markets Authority. Aqeel has acted for and advised clients in relation to rebates, tying, refusal to supply and excessive pricing. He has particular experience of pricing issues in the pharmaceutical sector.

Aqeel also advises and represents clients in relation to follow-on damages actions before the courts of various EU Member States, including in ongoing proceedings before the High Court and Competition Appeal Tribunal.

Aqeel also regularly advises on a range of State aid matters and represents the Applicants in the landmark State aid cases of European Food v Commission and Micula v Commission before the EU General Court, and in related proceedings in the High Court and Court of Appeal.