Hogan Lovells Hires Top Competition Lawyer Mark Jones
19 November 2013
LONDON, 19 NOVEMBER 2013 – Hogan Lovells today announced that Mark Jones will be joining its Antitrust, Competition and Economic Regulation (ACER) practice as a partner in the London office. Mark joins from Norton Rose Fulbright, where he was a partner in the competition practice for more than 10 years. He is due to join the firm in the New Year.
Mark's practice covers all aspects of competition law including behavioural and market investigations, merger control and compliance. Mark also specialises in utilities regulation and, in terms of sector focus, targets the energy, infrastructure, insurance, and retail sectors. He has been lauded as a "fantastic competition lawyer" by the legal directories with rankings in Legal 500 for EU/Competition law and in Chambers for both EU/Competition and Public Procurement law.
Suyong Kim, Co-Head of Hogan Lovells Antitrust, Competition and Economic Regulation practice, said: "Mark's extensive experience and success in high profile competition and regulatory investigations speaks for itself. He is extremely well-regarded in the market and many of the Hogan Lovells team already know him from working alongside him on competition investigations and appeals. Mark's recruitment reflects our continuing investment in our global team, which combines first-rate client service and legal skills with in-depth industry knowledge. He is a very welcome addition to our team. Hogan Lovells has one of the strongest international competition practices and is ranked in the top five globally."
Jan McDavid, Co-Head of Hogan Lovells Antitrust, Competition and Economic Regulation practice, said: "Hogan Lovells’ competition practice is well-known for working at the cutting edge of antitrust and competition law in the UK and across all the significant and emerging jurisdictions globally. We're delighted to have Mark join us as he will further strengthen the very strong bench of prominent antitrust lawyers in the Hogan Lovells global competition practice. "
Mark Jones said: "After twenty great years at Norton Rose Fulbright I am very much looking forward to joining the hugely impressive Hogan Lovells team."
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