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Alexander Rickets

Baker & McKenzie LLP


Alexander Rickets is an associate in Baker McKenzie's London office in the Competition, Trade & Foreign Investment department, with a focus on EU and UK competition law, foreign investment rules, compliance and investigations.

Practice Focus

Alexander has experience advising a broad range of clients on merger control, foreign investment, regulatory investigation and behavioural competition issues, in a variety of industry sectors. Alexander has particular experience advising on, and coordinating, complex cross-border regulatory processes.

Representative Legal Matters

  • Advised a multinational consulting group on the UK national security aspects of its acquisition of a German-headquartered engineering consulting and services firm.

  • Advised a Chinese investor on the UK foreign investment review and merger control regimes in relation to a portfolio company in the UK technology industry.

  • Acted for a global sports rights company in relation to a multijurisdictional cartel investigation.

  • Advised a global software company on UK foreign investment rules in relation to the sale of its enterprise business.

  • Advised a global information technology company on a multijurisdictional compliance investigation.

  • Advised a Chinese multinational technology conglomerate on UK foreign investment and merger control rules in relation to various UK investments.


  • England & Wales~United Kingdom (2017)


  • English