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What the team is known for

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer is a highly respected practice noted for its depth of experience in international competition and antitrust work. Offers considerable capabilities in both Hong Kong and Mainland China. Recognised for its ability in compliance and enforcement advice, and active in investigations, where it regularly interacts with Chinese regulators. Client roster includes multinational companies from various sectors including the automotive, healthcare, TMT and shipping industries. Well placed to advise on merger control filings in multiple jurisdictions arising from large-scale acquisitions.

Notable practitioners

Ninette Dodoo co-heads the competition offering from the firm's Beijing office. She is highly proficient in EU competition law matters, having formerly been based in Brussels. "She is extremely detail-oriented, and understands how complex the Chinese regulatory regime is," enthuses one admiring interviewee, adding that "she provides very practical advice to the client."

Alastair Mordaunt leads the Hong Kong antitrust team, and handles both local Hong Kong and outbound regional competition matters. "His help is very valuable because he can provide comparative analysis due to being familiar with the UK and EU competition regimes," observes one market source who also notes that "he understands the broader Asian context as well."

Hazel Yin is the co-head of the Beijing-based competition offering, specialising in merger filings and foreign investment review matters. One admiring source opines: "I think she is very experienced." The same source further remarks that "she is someone who is good in practice as well as from an academic angle."

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