Patrick Todd’s practice focuses on EU and UK competition law, digital markets regulation, and consumer protection.

Patrick’s experience includes abuse of dominance, restrictive practices, merger control, and consumer protection in a range of industries. He also advises clients on the evolving digital regulatory landscape, including the EU Digital Markets Act and forthcoming UK pro-competition digital regime. He has published articles on a range of competition law issues in digital markets as well.

Prior to joining the firm in 2020, Patrick worked at a major international law firm for two years in London and Brussels.

Publications

UK Digital Markets Competition and Consumers Bill Passed By Parliament,” (co-author with Henry Mostyn and Sara Siglienti) Cleary Antitrust Watch blog, May 28, 2024

CMA Publishes Provisional Approach to Implementing the UK’s Forthcoming Digital Markets Regulatory Regime,” (co-author with Jackie Holland, Anders Jay, and Mallika Sen) Cleary Antitrust Watch blog, January 31, 2024 

CMA Warns Wowcher Over Online Choice Architecture Practices,” (co-author with Jackie Holland and Nikita Barysnikov), Cleary Antitrust Watch blog, November 30, 2023 

Amendments to the Digital Markets, Competition, and Consumers Bill Passed,” (co-author with Jackie Holland, Henry Mostyn, Lanto Sheridan, and Nikita Barysnikov), Cleary Antitrust Watch blog, November 30, 2023 

The Dominance and Monopolies Review – 11th Edition

CMA and ICO Issue Joint Paper on Online Choice Architecture,” (co-author with Jackie Holland and Leeke Melaku), Cleary Antitrust Watch blog, August 11, 2023

CMA lays out approach to UK Government’s proposed AI principles,” (co-author with Henry Mostyn and John Kwan), Cleary Antitrust Watch blog, June 5, 2023

“Global Overview” (co-author with Patrick Bock and Henry Mostyn), and “United Kingdom” chapter (co-author with Henry Mostyn), Lexology Getting the Deal Through: Dominance 2023, March 2023

General Court Partially Annuls European Commission Decision in Google Android,” co-author, Cleary Gottlieb Alert Memorandum, October 20, 2022

The Dominance and Monopolies Review – 10th Edition 

UK Government Confirms Plans for Digital Markets Regulatory Regime,” Cleary Antitrust Watch blog, May 6, 2022

“United Kingdom” chapter (co-author with Henry Mostyn), Lexology Getting the Deal Through: Dominance 2022, April 2022

Dutch Court Rules on Legal Privilege for In-House Lawyers,” co-author, Cleary Gottlieb Alert Memorandum, March 4, 2021

Digital Platforms and the Leverage Problem,” Nebraska Law Review, Volume 98(2), December 2019

Vertical Restraints, the Single Market Imperative and UK Competition Policy After Brexit,” Competition Law Journal, Volume 18(3), October 2019

Intra-Platform Exclusion in Software Markets,” Journal of Antitrust Enforcement, Volume 6(3), October 2018