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Mortgages and competition law masterclass


28 March 2017

Time: 10:00am – 1:30pm
Venue: TLT, London
Price: £55 members
£99 associates
£129 non-members
Mortgages and competition law masterclass

About this event

In their feedback statement of mortgage market competition, the FCA has identified that “…it would be helpful to promote greater awareness of competition law across the sector”. Delivered by fully qualified legal experts, this masterclass explored the aspects of competition law that affect lenders and the mortgage market, including dealing with multiple regulators.

Topics included:

  • What competition law means for business in the financial services sector
  • Effective compliance and individual enforcement
  • Learnings from other recent market reviews
  • The rise of price comparison websites
  • Implications of Brexit

Comments made by delegates who attended the event:

  • "It was very useful for helping to ensure my firm's compliance with competition law."
  • "A lot of relevant information was provided. It was also helpful to speak to others about possible changes and understand how it could affect financial services."
  • "Perfectly pitched. Thanks!"
  • "Good overview, topical, insightful."

*This event was closed to press*


Running order

0930 - 1000  

Registration and refreshments

1000 - 1245  

Mortgages and competition law
Dimitris Sinaniotis, Associate, TLT LLP
Miles Trower, Partner, TLT LLP

1245 - 1330  

Lunch and event close

A refreshment and comfort break will be provided during the masterclass. 


Dimitris Sinaniotis

Associate, TLT LLP

Dimitris Sinaniotis is an associate specialising in UK and EU competition law. He has over seven years’ experience across all areas of competition law with a focus on UK & EC merger control, behavioural advice, compliance programmes and training.

Dimitris has developed an interest and expertise in the application of EU competition laws.

Prior to joining TLT, Dimitris worked for another law firm in London. From 2008 to 2011 he worked at the Office of Fair Trading (OFT) as a principal case officer for more than 30 merger cases, was the team leader of a Chapter 2 CA98 investigation, and assisted in dawn raids and policy projects.

Before joining the OFT Dimitris was a lecturer in EU and competition law at the University of Greenwich and is the author of the book ‘Interim Protection of Individuals before the European and National Courts’ (European Monographs Series Set – Kluwer Law International, 2006).

Dimitris qualified as a solicitor in England and Wales in 2007 and is also a qualified lawyer in Athens, Greece.

Miles Trower

Partner, TLT LLP

Miles Trower is a partner specialising in UK and EU competition law. He has over 10 years' experience across all areas of competition law with a focus on behavioural advice, UK & EC merger control, investigations, compliance programmes and training.

Independently recognised as an expert in his field by Chambers UK, an independent guide to the legal profession, he consolidates his competition focus with extensive commercial experience.

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TLT is an award-winning, commercial law firm; recognised by The Financial Times as one of Europe's most innovative and highly commended for its client service. The firm has a strong reputation for delivering expert legal advice innovatively, efficiently and cost-effectively. TLT has the capability to deliver legal advice across all three UK legal jurisdictions, with offices in Belfast, Bristol, Edinburgh, Glasgow, London and Manchester.



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