Jamie Dunne is an experienced competition, procurement and subsidy control lawyer, and also advises a range of public, private and third sector clients on public law and regulatory matters including statutory interpretation, vires issues and information law. He joined Brodies from a leading international law firm and has also spent time on secondment to the public sector. His focus is on advising on technically complex matters in a clear, understandable and useful way.

Jamie regularly advises on contentious and non-contentious public procurement matters, subsidy control and State aid, merger control issues (including CMA and European Commission clearance processes), competition damages actions and competition compliance. He has a particular interest in sectors subject to economic regulation, including energy, water, rail, ports and airports, financial services, housing and health services, and further and higher education.

Living Brodies' values

Jamie is a passionate advocate for diversity, equal access and inclusion both in the legal profession and beyond.

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Key highlights

  • Convener of the Law Society's Competition Law committee and Scottish Competition Forum steering group member.
  • Tutor in public law at Edinburgh University since 2010 and in EU law since 2013. 
  • Substantial secondment experience at a major economic and competition regulator, including drafting subordinate legislation and guidance.
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  • Jamie is a Law Society of Scotland accredited specialist in public procurement law.
  • Jamie is listed as an Associate to Watch in competition law in Chambers UK 2024. 
  • Legal 500 2024 ranks Jamie as a Rising Star in EU & competition law.