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Peter Davis

Leader: Europe Antitrust & Competition

Direct: +44.77.8637.0095

Dr. Davis is an expert on competition damages actions, mergers and acquisitions, cartels, and market investigations. He is a former Deputy Chairman of the UK Competition Commission (CC), now a part of the UK Competition and Markets Authority (CMA).

Dr. Davis has provided written or oral testimony in matters before the UK Competition Appeal Tribunal, the High Court of England and Wales, the Directorate-General for Competition, the CMA, the CC, the Office of Fair Trading, the Financial Conduct Authority, and the Competition Commission of South Africa.

While serving as a Deputy Chairman of the CC, he was a member of its Council, a member of its Strategic Management Board, and the Inquiry Chairman for a variety of competition investigations including phase 2 mergers, regulatory investigations in telecoms and water, and the payment protection insurance (PPI) market inquiry.

Who’s Who Legal has listed him as a leading Competition Economist and Thought Leader, recently noting that he “is ‘top notch – a first-choice economist,’ providing skilled econometrics on cartel damages, investigations, and mergers.”

A widely published author, Dr. Davis has coauthored two books: Quantitative Techniques for Competition and Antitrust Analysis (Princeton University Press) and Damages Claims for the Infringement of EU Competition Law (Oxford University Press). He has also published research in numerous journals, including The Journal of Industrial Economics, the Journal of Econometrics, and the RAND Journal of Economics.

Prior to joining Brattle, Dr. Davis was the head of an international economics consultancy’s London office and European competition practice. He has also served on the faculty at the London School of Economics and the MIT Sloan School of Management, and is a former President of the Association of Competition Economics.

Economic Principles and the Reform of the European Commission's Approach to Vertical Agreements
December 10, 2020
Gerhard Dijkstra, Vikram Kumar, and Peter Davis
Published in Competition Policy International (CPI) Antitrust Chronicle
News & Events
June 30, 2021
Brattle to Host Virtual Event on UK Class Actions

Brattle will host a virtual event, “UK Class Actions: Lessons Learned & What’s Next,” on Wednesday, June 30 from 9:30–11:00 a.m. (BST). 

June 25, 2021
The Future of Competition Policy in China: Brattle Experts to Discuss during Fordham Competition Law Institute Webinar

Brattle Principals Dr. Rosa Abrantes-Metz, Dr. Peter Davis, and Dr. Vanessa Yanhua Zhang will join “The Future of Competition Policy in China” webinar, which is part of the Fordham Competition Law Institute’s Virtual Conference Series and is hosted by JURIS Conferences, on Friday, June 25 from 7:00–9:00 a.m. (Eastern) | 7:00–9:00 p.m. (Beijing).

April 07, 2021
Dr. Peter Davis to Participate in CMA Roundtable on Vertical Block Exemption Regulation

Brattle Principal Peter Davis will participate in a UK Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) Economic Roundtable, “Review of the Retained Vertical Block Exemption Regulation,” on April 7 from 8:30 a.m.–12:00 p.m. (ET) | 1:30–5:00 p.m. (BST).

April 06, 2021
Prominent Economist Dr. Peter Davis Joins The Brattle Group's London Competition Practice

The Brattle Group has welcomed Dr. Peter Davis to its London office as a Principal. He brings deep expertise in competition and regulatory investigations, including experience in matters related to cartels, class actions, mergers and acquisitions, and market investigations.