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About Dylan Barber

Dylan is a Senior Associate in our antitrust, competition and trade group, based in the London office.

Dylan advises on contentious and non-contentious EU, UK and multi-jurisdictional competition law matters, including merger control, foreign investment review, behavioural matters, compliance and litigation.

Dylan has experience advising clients across a wide range of sectors, with a particular focus on the technology, media and telecoms (TMT), consumer and industrial sectors.

Prior to joining Freshfields, Dylan was a Senior Associate at Clayton Utz, a leading national Australian law firm, and was formerly the judicial associate to a judge of the Federal Court of Australia.

Recent work

  • Advising CK Hutchison in relation to the proposed merger of its Three UK mobile network with Vodafone UK
  • Advising GIC Realty in relation to its joint venture acquisition of the student accommodation assets of Student Roost in the UK
  • Advising a Global Technology Company in relation to various regulatory inquiries and antitrust considerations concerning its EMEA operations
  • Advising London Stock Exchange Group in relation to its completed acquisition of MayStreet



  • University of Melbourne, Australia – Postgraduate Diploma in Global Competition Law (Hons)
  • College of Law, Sydney, Australia – Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice
  • University of Technology, Sydney (Australia) – LLB (First Class Hons), BA in Communications (Journalism) (Distinction)

Professional qualifications

Solicitor, Supreme Court of New South Wales (Australia)

Solicitor, High Court of Australia