Natasha Pearman

Associate Partner

Natasha is an expert in EU and UK competition law. She has a particular interest in issues relating to the interplay between competition, consumer protection and data protection in the context of data dominance and platforms. Before joining Milberg, she represented clients from a range of sectors, including pharmaceuticals, construction, financial services, retail and digital. Natasha developed and led the opt-out consumer collective action – Justin Le Patourel v BT. The second collective action to be successfully certified by the UK’s specialist competition tribunal, the Competition Appeal Tribunal (CAT) and a key case in the development of the CAT’s collective actions regime.

In 2020 Natasha was ranked as a “rising star” in both Chambers and Partners and Legal 500 for Competition Law in 2020. More recently, in relation to Competition Litigation the Legal 500 (2021), described Natasha as providing:

“forensic analysis, quality drafting, and multi-faceted coordination of all aspects of litigation; completely driven, energetic, and focused on winning, but in a calm and considered manner” and an “entrepreneurial approach to spotting and then doggedly pursuing new litigation opportunities. Excellent relationships with funders.”

Prior to becoming a lawyer, Natasha worked as a research scientist in the Biotech sector.

Practice Areas

Education

  • GDL, LPC, Nottingham Law School, 2007
  • BSc Biology, Sheffield Hallam University, 2005

Admitted as a solicitor

  • London, 2009

Career History

  • Associate Partner, Milberg London LLP – Present
  • Managing Associate, Mishcon de Reya – 2016 – June 2021
  • Associate, Pinsent Masons – 2011 – 2016
  • Associate, Taylor Wessing – 2009 - 2011