Ken Daly focuses his practice on EU competition and EU regulatory matters across a wide variety of industries and business sectors, including film, music, media, broadcasting, professional and financial services, pharmaceuticals, sports, consumer goods, automotive parts and transport.
Ken has more than 15 years’ experience in competition law, including advising on European Commission investigations in cartel and abuse of dominance cases, advisory work in relation to selling practices and market behavior, and all aspects of competition litigation. He is an experienced advocate and has advised clients in a variety of high-profile cases before the European Commission and national competition authorities and has represented clients in litigation before the EU Courts and national courts of EU Member States.
Ken’s practice includes advising on EU legal issues related to media, entertainment and sports, and he regularly counsels clients in contentious and non-contentious matters involving the protection and exploitation of intellectual property, the sale of media rights, single supply arrangements, governance issues, disputes, EU free movement rules, and disciplinary and regulatory investigations, as well as in relation to drafting and litigating commercial agreements.
Ken has written extensively on EU law and policy topics including distribution, competition law criminalization, cartel enforcement and sports law and is a regular speaker and contributor to conferences. He features prominently in the competition rankings of the leading bar publications. Chambers Europe 2015 noted that,“Clients say Ken Daly has ‘an incredible knowledge of the law, and is also very responsive’.”