John Handoll is the national practice head of competition law at Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas. He also works as the senior advisor for European and competition law. Mr Handoll is a competition specialist and regulatory lawyer with over 35 years’ experience in the area. Over his career, John has worked for international and domestic clients across a broad spectrum of economic activity.
Since arriving in India, John has developed expertise in a wide range of Indian competition matters, bringing his European and international experience to bear. He has worked on a number of major merger filings, antitrust cases (including cartel investigations and leniency applications), and alleged abuse of dominance cases. He has also advised a number of Indian and multinational companies on compliance programmes and on preparing for dawn raids.
Widely acclaimed as a top practitioner of European and competition law by a number of international media and legal publications, John has also published and lectured widely. He is also the author of two full-length volumes: Capital, Payments and Money Laundering in the European Union (Richmond Law & Tax, 2006) and Free Movement of Persons in the EU (Wiley Chancery, 1995). He continues to speak and write on competition-themed matters to academic and professional audiences in India and elsewhere.
John has worked in a number of European jurisdictions – notably the UK, Belgium and Ireland – and was, prior to moving to India, heading the competition and regulation practice in a major Dublin-based law firm.
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