Hugh Wills


Prior to joining CRA, Dr. Hugh Wills was a lecturer in economics at Sussex University and the London School of Economics from 1977 to 2000 and a visiting faculty member at the Australian National University and the University of California.

At the LSE he taught microeconomics, industrial economics (including regulation and competition law), and econometrics (theoretical and applied). He has published on industrial economics and regulation, pricing in the computer industry, and theoretical econometrics. Both before and since joining CRA (formerly Lexecon Ltd) in 2000 he has advised on a number of cases before the OFT and MMC and the European Commission.

Selected engagements

  • 01
    Ryanair's proposed acquisition of Aer Lingus
    On February 27, 2013, the European Commission prohibited Ryanair’s proposed acquisition of Aer Lingus after an in-depth investigation. CRA European Competition...
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  • 02
    CAT Upholds the BSkyB Appeal of the Ofcom 2010 Pay-TV Decision
    After a year-long deliberation, on August 8, 2012 the UK Competition Appeal Tribunal (CAT) announced its decision in the appeal of BSkyB against the Ofcom 2010...
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  • 03
    Dow settles UK lawsuit with tyre producers
    A UK lawsuit in which Dow was being sued by tyre producers (Bridgestone, Continental, Cooper, Michelin and Pirelli) has settled. The tyre producers first made...
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