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Melanie Musgrave
Of Counsel

With experience advising clients across a variety of industries, Melanie Musgrave specialises in UK and EU competition law issues.

Merger control, compliance, commercial arrangements and investigations by the competition regulators, including dawn raids are just some of the matters Melanie supports clients on.


Melanie advises clients on all aspects of merger control from the structuring of the corporate deal, providing a worldwide analysis of merger filing requirements where appropriate, through to project managing multi-jurisdictional filings and drafting notifications to the UK and EU competition authorities. She also assists clients in responding to information requests about third party mergers.


She works with clients on the competition aspects of their commercial arrangements and practices, and on their individual compliance programmes and requirements. Melanie helps clients deal with cartel and other antitrust investigations by the UK and EU competition authorities, including advising on potential follow on damages claims. She also acts for clients in connection with market investigations and sector enquiries.

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Recommended  - The Legal 500 UK 2022

"Melanie Musgrave is a very good competition lawyer and good to work with." - The Legal 500 UK 2022

"Lambros Kilaniotis and Melanie Musgrave are excellent. They are consummate professionals. They approach matters in a very low professional and “can-do” way. Nothing is too much bother and they punch at Magic Circe level. A great team that become part of your team." - The Legal 500 UK 2022

"Lambros and Melanie are first-rate. Would positively recommend them to anyone. They are practical, pragmatic and perceptive." - The Legal 500 UK 2022

"Lambros Kilaniotis and Melanie Musgrave bring extensive industry and competition experience to the fore, which combined with their increasing knowledge of our organisation means that they provide valuable advice is pertinent, relevant and appropriate." - The Legal 500 UK 2021 

"Lambros Kilaniotis is a very able lawyer and a joy to work with and is ably assisted by Melanie Musgrave." - The Legal 500 UK 2021

"Melanie Musgrave is very easy to work with and is a very well organised lawyer." - The Legal 500 UK 2021

"An excellent team – Lambos Kilaniotis and Melanie Musgrave in particular – are superb, solid and supportive of their clients. They are no-nonsense professionals who you would love to have on your side of table. They are practical and non-intrusive." - The Legal 500 UK 2021 

Recommended - The Legal 500 UK 2020 

"always extremely responsive and commercial." - The Legal 500 UK 2018