Nicola Chesaites

Nicola Chesaites

United Kingdom, London, UK
Partner at Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan
Profession: Barrister / Trial Lawyer
Industry: Law Practice


Nicola is a barrister and advocaat (Belgium), practising in competition and EU litigation. Nicola has experience of competition damages litigation before UK courts, representing both claimants and defendants in individual and collective proceedings. Nicola also has significant experience before the EU General Court and Court of Justice – appearing in over 25 cases. Nicola was ranked by Who’s Who Legal as a Thought Leader (2020) and as a Leading Competition Plaintiff Lawyer from 2017-2021.


English, French


AntitrustCompetition PolicyEU LawLitigation


Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan

Partner at Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan

June 2015 - Present • London, United Kingdom

Nicola represents claimants and defendants before the English High Court and the UK Competition Appeal Tribunal, including applications for collective proceedings orders under the UK’s new competition class-action regime. Nicola also has significant experience in challenging and defending EU institutions in complex EU law matters, having represented clients in EU trade, banking, sanctions, customs, pharmaceutical and competition law disputes.
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