Nicholas Khan was called to the Bar of England and Wales in 1983 and has since practised almost exclusively in the field of European law, both in private practice at the Bar in London and for many years as a member of the Legal Service of the European Commission. His experience covers a wide range of matters, including; sex discrimination, free movement of persons, the Brussels Regulation on jurisdiction, anti-dumping, State aid and competition.
He has represented the Commission in many significant competition and State aid cases before the Court, including Courage v. Crehan, JFE Engineering, BUPA, the Alumina State aid cases, Visa/Morgan Stanley, GIS cartel, MasterCard, Intel, Air freight cartel, Ryanair/Aer Lingus, the Micula State aid cases and UPS. In recent advisory work, he has been involved in the Damages Directive, the proposal for a Directive enhancing the powers of National Competition Authorities and the Commission's investigations into Google and Qualcomm. He follows procedural matters particularly closely and is the author of the 6th Edition of Kerse and Khan, EU Anti-Trust Procedure.