Vincent Brophy, chair of the firm's Antitrust practice, represents clients in mergers, antitrust investigations and civil litigation before the EU and UK courts and competition authorities. Vincent also advises on EU business regulation, particularly in banking and financial services. He works in both English and French.
Appearing regularly before the European and national competition authorities and the European courts, Vincent has acted on some of the biggest mergers and most complex antitrust cases. He regularly publishes and is a member of the editorial board of the European Competition Journal.
Vincent created and co-edits Cadwalader’s Antitrust & Financial Services Alert, which examines the latest antitrust trends and issues impacting the financial services sector.
Vincent has long been ranked in the key legal directories, including Legal 500 UK, Who's Who Legal Competition Lawyers and Chambers, in which he is commended as a "Class act ... client-focused, a very silky operator. Behind the smooth veneer is an excellent and tough legal mind." He has won several awards for his client work. Most recently he led the Cadwalader team that won the Global Competition Review award for "2016 European Behavioural Matter of the Year" for its representation of Deutsche Bank in the European Commission's investigation into the credit default swaps markets.
Vincent studied at the University of Oxford and the University of Paris, and is admitted to the Bar in Brussels.