Matthew Rose, Of Counsel in Orrick's London office, is a member of the Antitrust and Competition Group.
Matthew's practice focuses on UK and EU competition and regulatory law, as well as advising clients on the UK’s national security regime.
Matthew acts for clients across a range of industry sectors including software & technology, telecommunications, energy, life sciences, consumer goods, and defence.
Matthew is recognised in legal directories, with clients attesting to his being “experienced and trustworthy, always providing excellent and solid work with high quality” and a “highly technical lawyer who possesses deep industry knowledge” (Legal 500 UK, 2023). Matthew is known for his “quick and accurate advice, which is directly applicable to the company’s operations” (Legal 500 UK, 2022), and he “combines in-depth legal and technical skills in an excellent way and has a unique oversight and stays on top of the issues at hand. He combines the mosaic of skills needed to complete competition law analyses” (Legal 500 UK, 2021).
Matthew undertook an eight-month secondment at the Office of Fair Trading (the UK competition regulator, now the Competition and Markets Authority) during which he provided legal advice on several competition enforcement cases.
Examples of engagements on which Matthew has worked include the following: