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Practice Areas

EU, UK, China and Hong Kong competition law mergers and investigations specialist covering acquisitions, joint ventures, strategic alliances and antitrust investigations, including defending clients in global cartel and dominance/monopolisation inquiries. Particular sector expertise in areas of financial institutions, manufacturing and defence industries, consumer goods and regulated utilities.

Professional Memberships

Qualified in England and Wales.


Qualified in 1993; became a partner at the firm in 2001; has worked extensively and lived in Beijing, Brussels, Hong-Kong and London. Currently co-heads the firm's China competition law practice.