Suzanne Rab is an independent barrister specialising in competition law at a leading chambers based in Lincoln's Inn. Suzanne has wide experience of EU law and competition law matters combining cartel regulation, commercial practices, IP exploitation, merger control, public procurement and State aid.
Suzanne advises in relation to a wide range of industry sectors, with a focus on industries that are subject to sector-specific regulation. Suzanne has advised on a considerable range of competition law and regulatory issues in the converging communications and media sector including in matters relating to telecoms, online distribution, pay TV, newspapers, sports rights and licensing of copyright.
In the telecoms sector, she has advised a UK mobile operator on the licensing, competition and regulatory aspects of the UK Competition Commission's investigation into termination charges. At EU level, she has advised on the European Commission's competition investigation into differential pricing of iTunes in the EU Member States. She has also been engaged to advise on the EU and UK competition law, regulatory and merger control issues relating to Video-on-Demand. Suzanne has advised at the cutting edge of media plurality issues including advising News Corporation on the UK and EU competition law and public interest aspects of its proposed acquisition of the shares in British Sky Broadcasting Group that it does not already own.
Suzanne is a Visiting Fellow at Imperial College, London specialising in competition/IP issues and a member of the advisory board of the Regulatory Policy Institute, Oxford.