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Ede & Ravenscroft given dressing-down by peers in UK claim over university gown deals

By Simon Zekaria
  • 27 Oct 2020 11:39
  • 12 Jan 2021 10:52

Ede & Ravenscroft, the 331-year-old UK tailoring and robemaking company, and others have more than 100 exclusive or near-exclusive agreements with UK universities to supply student academic dress that risk unlawfully shutting out competitors, smaller tailoring rivals told a UK judge today. 

At a court hearing today to shape the damages

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Simon Zekaria

Senior Correspondent


Simon Zekaria is a senior correspondent in London, covering UK regulation. Prior to joining MLex, Simon reported on business news for The Wall Street Journal, including on telecommunications, media, technology and consumer affairs. Simon was also a writer for the WSJ on diverse subjects such as Brexit, UK politics and global sport. Simon was previously a correspondent on competition issues and European politics for Thomson Reuters and Agence France-Presse in Brussels. Simon is a graduate of Edinburgh University, with Masters degrees in literature and law. A French speaker, he has studied at the Sorbonne University, Paris.

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