Peter Scott is a partner at Norton Rose Fulbright LLP, based in London, where he heads the antitrust and competition team. Peter specialises in all areas of contentious competition law work. He has experience of acting in a number of leading and high-profile competition law cases, including both stand-alone and ‘follow-on’ claims before the High Court and the Competition Appeal Tribunal, appeals to the General Court and the Court of Justice in Luxembourg, as well as arbitration cases and investigations by the competition authorities. Peter is currently acting for a number of companies in claims that follow on from decisions by the European Commission, on both the claimant and defendant side.
Peter has been recognised in all of the leading legal directories, including in Chambers UK as a tier 1 practictioner (as ‘a trusted advisor’, ‘shrewd, diligent and thoughtful’ and for his ‘great ability to get to the essential point in double quick time’) and The Legal 500 (as a ‘very commercial’ contentious specialist).
Peter trained with Norton Rose Fulbright LLP and spent the first six years of his career as a commercial litigator before joining the antitrust and competition practice group in 2005, being made a partner two years later. He is a solicitor advocate and obtained his higher rights of audience in 2002.
Peter is currently serving as an elected representative on the firm’s Partnership Committee for EMEA, as well as on the Diversity and Inclusion and Audit Committees for EMEA.