Shahab Uddin


Shahab advises public and private companies on all aspects of UK and EU competition law matters. His work spans merger control, cartel and other antitrust infringements, market sector investigations, and general antitrust regulatory and EU law across several industries. Shahab has practised in Brussels and London, and spent six months on secondment to Direct Line Insurance Group.


Pro bono

Working with the International Refugee Assistance Project (IRAP) to assist an Afghan translator who had worked closely with the U.S. coalition forces and, as a result, was at significant personal risk from the Taliban, obtain a U.S. Government’s Special Immigrant Visa (SIV).

Published Work

  • Co-Author, “Multilateral task force seeks public input on approach to pharma mergers”, A&O Life Sciences Blog (2020)
  • Co-Author, “FTC launches multilateral working group with EU, UK and Canadian antitrust authorities to take tougher stance on pharmaceutical mergers”, A&O Life Sciences Blog (2020)



Admitted as a Solicitor (England and Wales), 2021


BSc, Philosophy, Politics and Economics, University of Warwick, 2017 (First Class Honours)

Erasmus exchange programme, Institut d'études politiques de Paris (Sciences Po Paris), 2015

GDL (Law Conversion), BPP Law School, 2018 (Distinction)

LPC, LLM., BPP Law School, 2019 (Distinction)

A&O Shearman was formed on May 1, 2024 by the combination of Shearman & Sterling LLP and Allen & Overy LLP and their respective affiliates (the legacy firms). Any matters referred to above may include matters undertaken by one or more of the legacy firms rather than A&O Shearman.