Alan Overd

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Alan Overd is a vice president in CRA's London office. He studied economics at Cambridge University and the University of Oxford, where he held a lectureship at Keble College. Prior to joining Lexecon Ltd in 1995, Mr. Overd worked for Oxera. Mr. Overd has worked on a range of competition cases in various jurisdictions. He has handled a number of European merger investigations, includingGrandMet/Guinness, Price Waterhouse/Coopers & Lybrand,Airtours/First Choice, EMI/Warner Music, Ernst & Young/Andersen,adidas/Reebok and MyTravel/Thomas Cook. The U.K. cases he has handled include Lloyds TSB/HBOS, Boots/Alliance Unichem, Lloyds TSB/Abbey National, and Asda/Safeway. He led the Lexecon Ltd team in Airtours' appeal to the Court of First Instance over the Airtours/First Choice decision. This was the first successful appeal to the court made by the parties to a merger.


M.Phil. Economics, Magdalen College, University of Oxford
M.A. Economics, St John's College, Cambridge University
Diploma in EU Competition Law, King's College, University of London