Sir Kenneth Parker, former joint head of Monckton Chambers, appointed to Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) panel

14 May 2020

Business Secretary Alok Sharma has confirmed the appointment of nine new members to the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) panel. The members of Monckton Chambers are delighted to congratulate former member and joint head of Monckton Chambers, Sir Kenneth Parker, on being one of the nine.

Sir Kenneth Parker was formerly a QC, a Law Commissioner and Judge of the High Court. He is currently a Judicial Commissioner in the Investigatory Powers Commissioner’s Office, and a legal chair for the Financial Reporting Council.

The CMA panel members are tasked with running merger and market inquiries that have been referred for a thorough (phase 2) investigation. Panel members also make decisions on regulatory appeals on price controls or terms of licences.

See full list of the new appointments here.