Newcastle Law School

Staff Profile

Professor Tim Frazer

Visiting Professor



Tim Frazer is a UK solicitor with over 25 years experience in competition and antitrust law. He represents and advises clients in a range of competition issues including merger, transactional, and conduct cases. He has obtained merger clearance at the European Commission and national competition authorities for complex cases requiring econometric evidence, such as Philip Morris/Papastratos. He has represented clients in price-fixing and other conduct cases in various jurisdictions worldwide. He has designed and implemented on-line competition compliance programmes for international companies. His practice includes advising leading consumer products and pharmaceutical companies on parallel trade, abuse and other conduct issues, and on State aids. He divides his time equally between the firm's London and Brussels offices.

Mr Frazer has advised clients in the food, tobacco, chemicals, pharmaceuticals, medical devices, and consumer products industries, representing them before the Office of Fair Trading, the Competition Commission, and the EC Commission.

He has authored several books on competition law, including Enterprise Act 2002, The Competition Act 1998, Competition Law and Policy, and Monopoly Competition and the Law, as well as many articles on competition law and theory.

Mr Frazer was previously a Professor and Dean of Law at Newcastle University.