Mike Pullen is the former head of Competition Law and Regulation at DLA Piper. He specializes in complex regulatory law issues, including contentious competition law disputes, public international law issues, and large regulatory investigations into such issues as human rights abuses, fraud, and money laundering; sanctions busting, export control, data protection, and cyber. He has acted for numerous corporations and governments, most recently for the Foreign Ministry of Qatar for whom he drafted a report on human rights on the construction sector in the run-up to the 2022 World Cup. He has conducted matters in front of numerous major regulators, including the European Commission of the European Court, the General Court, and the Competition Appeals Tribunal. He has also dealt with the European Commission, the Serious Fraud Office, the Financial Conduct Authority, HM Customs and Revenue, and the Information Commissioners Office. He graduated from Lancaster University with an Honors Degree in Law and has a Master’s Degree in EU and International Law LLM (cum Laude) from the Free University of Brussels. He is qualified as a solicitor in England and Wales and as an attorney in the State of New York.