Charlotte Thomas is a junior barrister at the London Bar whose practice, encompassing EU and competition law, builds on her experience as a judicial assistant at the United Kingdom Supreme Court and studies at Cambridge, Harvard and Oxford. She is acting for GSK in its appeal against the fine levied by the Competition and Markets Authority in the UK’s first ‘reverse payment’ patent settlement litigation. Her experience in pharmaceutical work also includes the successful representation of two pharmaceutical companies in interim injunction proceedings in the General Court against the European Medicines Agency. She acts in cartel damages cases, including in respect of the forex manipulation cartel, and has appeared in an important appeal to the Court of Appeal clarifying the operation of the Civil Liability (Contribution) Act 1978 (in the context of a cartel damages settlement). She was the recipient of the 2013 Eldon Scholarship (awarded annually to the most promising Oxford graduate going to the Bar) and speaks French and German.