Johannesburg and London
Richard Murgatroyd is a Partner at RBB Economics and is currently based in RBB’s London and Johannesburg offices. Richard has advised clients on antitrust matters before the South African competition authorities, the European Commission and many other national competition authorities and regulators. He has acted as an expert witness on more than 25 occasions, and has provided expert witness testimony under cross examination before high courts, specialist tribunals and arbitration panels.
Richard has a broad range of experience, spanning both horizontal and non-horizontal aspects of mergers, alleged abuses dominance, anti-competitive agreements, information exchange, private litigations for damages and regulatory interventions. He has published and spoken widely on a variety of competition issues and has lectured to judges on the application and interpretation of economics in court proceedings.
Richard has experience of a wide range of sectors including agricultural products, automotive products, aviation, broadcasting, chemicals, construction, consumer retail, energy, financial services, fishing, foreign exchange, gambling, groceries, healthcare, liquid fuels, media rights, mining, online advertising, packaging, pharmaceuticals, ports, security services, steel products, telecommunications and tobacco.