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Sam MacMahon Baldwin

Advokat (DK) | Of Counsel

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Sam MacMahon Baldwin is a seasoned competition law practitioner with extensive expertise in advising businesses on all antitrust matters including anti-competitive agreements, abuse of dominance, merger control, and State aid.

 

He has vast experience in advocacy before national competition authorities and the European Commission and has an impressive track record of fending off accusations of wrong-doing on behalf of clients. He has represented companies in national court proceedings as well as at the EU courts in Luxembourg; e.g. case C-255/16, Falbert and T-65/06 & C-238/12 P, FLSmidth. Most recently, he formed part of the team representing DAF Trucks in case C-451/18, Tibor Trans.

 

Sam has handled a substantial number of merger control cases including complex and economics heavy Phase II investigations.

 

In 2019 and 2020, Global Competition Review recognised Sam as Future Leader of competition law in the Who's Who Legal: Competition and he is selected by the European Commission to be Non-Governmental Advisor to DG Competition for the International Competition Network ICN.

 

He is the founder of the network Young Competition Law Professionals and member of the panel of permanent & featured blog contributors at Kluwer Competition Law Blog where he regularly blogs about topical issues and new tendencies within EU antitrust.

 

Sam is native in English as well as Danish.

"It is a very good team with excellent leaders. All the colleagues’ knowledge is extraordinary. They are members – and leaders – of several industrial associations."

Legal500 2021, Competition

 

"They are service-minded, outstandingly good professionals, have an insight into doing business and have confident expertise and extensive knowledge of regulatory and case law, both locally and in the EU."

Legal500 2021, Competition

 

One interviewee highlights that the lawyers "are so internationally minded - they really are able to think like international clients do."

Chambers Europe, 2020, Competition

 

He delivers "practical and operational advice".

Legal500, 2019, Competition

 

Szecskay Attorneys at Law is praised for its "tailored, fast and pragmatic support".

Legal500, 2019, Competition

Rankings:

 

  • Legal500, 2021 - 2018, Competition: Tier 2

 

  • Global Competition review / Who’s Who Legal 2020, 2019: Future Leader of competition law

Competition Law Insight

02. 01. 2019. Sam MacMahon Baldwin, Anikó Keller

Compliant Pricing

08. 11. 2018. Anikó Keller, Sam MacMahon Baldwin

How Digital Does Hungary Rank?

20. 09. 2018. Sam MacMahon Baldwin

How Digital Does Hungary Rank?

icon 20. 09. 2018. icon Sam MacMahon Baldwin

Bar Memberships:

 

  • Admitted to the Danish Bar (2013)
  • Registered European Lawyer at the Budapest Bar (2018)

 

Appointments / positions of trust:

 

  • Selected by the European Commission to be Non-Governmental Advisor to DG Competition for the International Competition Network ICN.
  • Master of Laws at the University of Copenhagen (2010)