The global law firm Jones Day announced that Mark Jones has joined the Firm as a partner in its Antitrust & Competition Law Practice, based in the London Office.
Mr. Jones has more than 25 years of experience advising clients on complex and high-profile competition law issues. He focuses on obtaining competition and FDI clearances for M&A transactions and joint ventures, and representing clients in cartel, monopoly, and market investigations. He also regularly advises on issues relating to the economic regulation of utilities and subsidy control rules.
Mr. Jones joins Jones Day's integrated global Antitrust & Competition Law Practice, which has successfully represented clients in many of the most challenging and complex antitrust matters, including transactions, investigations, litigation, and compliance counseling. The group includes a network of lawyers in 27 business centers worldwide, providing clients with depth in all areas of antitrust law across the United States, Europe, and the Asia Pacific region.
"Mark's experience representing clients in multiple sectors in front of the UK Competition Market Authority and other regulators will benefit our clients around the world at a time of increased enforcement in the UK. As co-leaders of the Antitrust & Competition Practice, Craig Waldman and I are delighted to welcome him to Jones Day and look forward to working with him," said Bernard Amory in Brussels.
Sectors in which Mr. Jones has particular experience include financial services, energy and natural resources, technology, pharmaceuticals, and consumer/retail.
"Mark is a highly respected competition lawyer and a recognized thought leader in his field," said John Phillips, Partner-in-Charge of Jones Day's London Office. "He is a tremendous addition to our team in the heart of one of the world's critical financial centers, strengthening our ability to counsel clients on the most complex antitrust matters in the UK and around the world."
Mr. Jones graduated from the University of Oxford and is qualified as a solicitor in England and Wales and in the Republic of Ireland.