Gordon is an acknowledged leader in the field of UK and EU competition law and regulation. His practice has developed a particular emphasis on the role and functioning of markets in regulated sectors in the UK and overseas (such as the energy and water industries) and in connection with the provision of key public services. Gordon's clients include regulatory bodies, regulated entities and other stakeholders (such as complaint-handling bodies).
Admitted in Scotland.
Gordon Downie is described as an "extremely pragmatic and commercial lawyer able to navigate difficult issues for clients." Sources also note that his "expertise in complex areas sets him apart." – Chambers, Administrative & Public Law
Gordon Downie "is a highly accomplished expert in energy and utility regulation and particularly knowledgeable on matters that straddle the interface between regulation and competition law. On a personal level, he is a pleasure to work with - very collegiate and calm under pressure." – Chambers, Administrative & Public Law