Tim Cowen is an equity partner at Preiskel & Co. He is independently recognised as one of the leading competition/ regulatory lawyers in the EU. He leads the competition law team at Preiskel & Co where his practice covers a full range of competition law and regulatory matters arising across the Tech, Media and Telecoms sector.
He is the author of “Technopoly – and what to do about it” published by ResPublica in 2018.
Tim led BT’s competition law and public policy team for many years. He has dealt with almost every type of case in telecoms and competition law – advising on the application of the law and leading transactions and litigation. For example, he has acted on all major merger cases affecting the sector – either for parties to transactions or third parties affected by them. More recent cases include Google/Double Click, AT&T/ T Mobile, Syniverse/ Mach, Facebook/WhatsApp, BT/EE and H3G/O2.
Tim was awarded the title of ‘Distinguished Visiting Fellow’ at the European Business School in London and has lectured as a visiting professor at the City of London Law School, and at Imperial and Queen Mary Colleges in London. He is a Barrister and holds an MA (Cantab) in law.