EU: Baker McKenzie expands Brussels’ competition practice

Baker McKenzie has announced a move to grow its European energy and competition policy law practices with the appointment of energy and competition law expert, Christopher Jones. He joins the Firm’s Brussels office as a Principal on October 1, 2018.

Christopher is an expert on competition policy having spent 11 years in the European Commission’s DG Competition where he occupied key positions in the Cabinet of the Energy Commissioner dealing with mergers and antitrust, and as personal Policy Assistant to two Directors General.

Commenting, Fiona Carlin, Baker McKenzie EMEA+ Chief Executive, said, “With Europe currently undergoing an unprecedented scale of energy transition, Christopher’s arrival at Baker McKenzie couldn’t be more timely. His breadth of knowledge and industry-leading expertise will prove invaluable to clients and prospective clients as they seek to navigate the increasingly complex energy landscape, which could be further complicated by Brexit. In particular, Christopher will play a key role in further growing our leading European energy law practice and we look forward to welcoming him to the Firm.”

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