Aqeel Kadri

Aqeel Kadri

  • Partner
  • London
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Aqeel is an experienced competition litigator with extensive experience of both public and private enforcement of competition law in the EU and UK.


Aqeel has acted for clients in numerous cases before the English and EU courts, including in some of the most significant cases of recent years. His current practice is focused on competition litigation in the English Courts, encompassing both follow-on and stand-alone claims on behalf of individual clients and in collective proceedings. He currently represents Hausfeld clients in the Trucks litigation before the Competition Appeal Tribunal and the proposed class representative in Julie Hunter v, Inc. & Ors.

Aqeel has advised and represented clients in relation to competition damages actions in various EU Member States, including numerous cases before the English Courts; he has litigated cases before the High Court, Competition Appeal Tribunal, Court of Appeal and Supreme Court. Aqeel has also advised and represented a number of companies in the judicial review of decisions of the European Commission relating to cartel infringements and abuse of dominance, before the EU General Court and Court of Justice.

Prior to joining Hausfeld, Aqeel practiced from the London and Brussels offices of White & Case where he was a pivotal member of their competition law and dispute resolution practices.

In addition to his experience in private practice, Aqeel has spent time on secondment to the Competition and Markets Authority as well as gaining experience working for the European Court of Justice in Luxembourg, , and in the Legal Service of the European Commission in Brussels.

Aqeel sits as a Recorder (Crime) on the South Eastern Circuit.


Aqeel has acted for and advised clients in relation to some of the most significant antitrust cases of recent years, covering areas including predatory pricing, rebates, tying, refusal to supply and excessive pricing. He has particular experience of pricing in the pharmaceutical sector. He has also acted for clients in the banking, technology and automotive sectors.

Working towards a diverse, equitable and inclusive work force is paramount to Aqeel who is an active member of Hausfeld's Social Inclusion group.