He is a former lawyer and was a partner of Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, where he founded and managed the Brussels office and led the Global Competition Practice. Prior to Freshfields, John worked as a case officer in the European Commission's Directorate-General for Competition.
John was voted Antitrust Lawyer of the Year 2016 and received an Antitrust Lifetime Achievement Award in 2019 both from Global Competition Review. He is a vice-chair of the International Policy Committee of the American Bar Association.
The senior advisors and leaders of Brunswick’s Regulatory and Public Affairs practices in London, Washington, DC, and Brussels discuss the current complex environment for mergers and acquisitions. Change is coming, they say, but the outcome of that change is uncertain. Deals can still be done. But those that raise potential issues need to be carefully prepared.
By Sir Jonathan Faull
15 June 2022