Hogan Lovells (London)

Mark Jones

Hogan Lovells (London)
Lawyer (Partner)

Mark Jones is a partner at Hogan Lovells (London). He specialises in competition (antitrust), regulatory and public procurement law. Mark advises on the full range of competition and regulatory issues arising under the Competition Act 1998 and the Enterprise Act 2002, and Articles 101 and 102 of the EC Treaty ; UK and EC merger control laws ; utilities regulation ; state aids and public procurement laws. His experience includes a secondment to the Office of Fair Trading, the lead UK competition authority. Mark is a recognised competition specialist in Chambers, Legal 500 and Legal Experts, where he has been described as "a fantastic competition lawyer" and "extremely helpful on regulatory issues" ; praised for his "intelligence and experience in competition law", and for being "proactive and pragmatic" and "client orientated" ; and recommended for providing clients with "sound advice and support" and "great business-oriented advice".


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Eric Paroche, Sabrina Borocci, Casto Gonzalez-Paramo, Mark Jones, Suyong Kim, Falk Schöning, Marc Schweda The EU Commission authorises State aid measure following the COVID-19 outbreak to help companies cover their immediate liquidity needs through bank loans guaranteed by EU member states


The first State aid measures authorized by the European Commission (Commission) following the COVID-19 outbreak were aimed at helping companies to cover their immediate liquidity needs, mainly through bank loans guaranteed by EU Member States. The significant losses incurred by companies as a (...)

Simi Malhi, Ciara Kennedy-Loest, Christopher Hutton, Matthew Giles, Angus Coulter, Mark Jones The UK Competition Authority publishes guidance on forms of cooperation considered as temporarily permissible during the COVID-19 outbreak


Competition/antitrust laws generally require rival firms to operate on the market independently of each other and tolerate cooperation between competitors only in limited circumstances where any resulting loss of competition is clearly offset by consumer benefits. But as businesses scramble to (...)

Mark Jones, Matthew Giles The UK Competition Authority issues its annual plan for 2020/2021 which aims to give clarity to the Competition Authority’s objectives for the next year and clarifies its position during the social and economic turmoil caused by the COVID-19 outbreak


The UK Competition and Markets Authority ("CMA") recently issued its Annual Plan for 2020/2021, which aims to give clarity to the CMA’s objectives for the next year. The report acknowledges that its publication comes out at a time of massive social and economic turmoil caused by the COVID-19 (...)

Mark Jones, Christopher Peacock The EU Court of Justice upholds the EU Commission’s fines to a fish farmer and processor company for infringing merger control rules (Marine Harvest)


Norwegian salmon farmer Marine Harvest has been unsuccessful in its appeal to the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) regarding substantial and separate fines imposed on it by the European Commission for both failing to notify a merger and for ’jumping the gun’ in implementing the (...)

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