Anthony Woolich read law at Jesus College, Cambridge, and has been a partner at HFW since May 2009. He specialises in competition law, public procurement, sanctions, export control, anti-bribery and anti-corruption, trade regulation, state aid, data protection and privacy, commercial contracts, joint ventures, intellectual property and information technology. He is admitted to practise law in England and Wales and the Republic of Ireland and by the Brussels Bar (Dutch section).
Anthony was ranked seventh in the most influential 10 lawyers in shipping worldwide by Lloyd’s List for 2016, with his contributions on Brexit being highlighted. He is ranked in Chambers 2021, which states: ‘Anthony Woolich has a “huge amount of experience in competition law and offers very pragmatic advice”, according to interviewees. He represents clients in a host of merger clearance procedures as well as CMA investigations and compliance matters.’ The Legal 500 2021 ranks HFW saying: ‘HFW has strength across the board on state aid, competition litigation and issues concerning the intersection of EU law, commerce and competition. Clients laud the team’s “deep understanding of the shipping industry”.’ It quotes clients as saying: ‘Anthony Woolich is very approachable and client-centric, has an excellent ability to analyse, and is able to utilise international connections very effectively.’