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Marjorie Holmes

Marjorie C. Holmes



  • University of Cambridge, LLB
  • London School of Economics and Political Science, BSc, Faculty of Economics

Professional Admissions / Qualifications

  • England and Wales

Marjorie focuses on competition law in several sectors, including aviation, marine, insurance, construction, energy and telecoms. Marjorie has represented companies in a number of important investigations by the European Commission and the UK Competition Authorities. She also acts as legal adviser to several trade associations, and covers mergers & acquisitions.

Marjorie has received the following recommendations in Chambers and Legal 500:

"...has a good understanding of our industry and also draws useful parallels with other industries when explaining complex competition-related scenarios." - Chambers UK 2016

"Marjorie Holmes has 'profound and vast legal knowledge' and ‘can communicate complex risk assessment in a succinct and readable format'." - Legal 500, 2014

“Clients praise Marjorie Holmes for her ‘in-depth knowledge of competition law’ and ‘clear, prompt advice’.” – Chambers, 2012

"Marjorie Holmes is ‘exceptional in her level of professional commitment to the field of competition law, as well as her depth and breadth of knowledge’." - Legal 500, 2011

"... has long-standing competition law experience. Clients describe her as "invaluable; she provides clear advice which is easy to understand."

Employment History

  • 2007 - Reed Smith
  • 2006 - Richards Butler (combined with Reed Smith in 2007)
  • 1985 - Davies Arnold Cooper

Professional Affiliations

  • Member, British Maritime Law Association European Group