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WWL Ranking: Global Elite Thought Leader
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WWL Ranking: Global Elite Thought Leader

WWL says

Jordan Ellison is “an exceptional competition lawyer” who is “intellectually top class” and is “involved in most leading EU merger and antitrust investigations”.


Jordan has a strong competition and regulatory practice and represents clients before global, European and UK competition authorities and various sectoral regulators. He is based in the firm’s Brussels office. He is qualified both as a solicitor (England and Wales) and as a member of the Brussels Bar (A List).

Jordan has been involved in a large number of high-profile merger cases. He has also advised on a large number of cartel cases and other behavioural cases, including on appeal to the General Court in Luxembourg and in follow-on litigation before the national courts.

Jordan’s recent highlights include advising: Google in relation to the European Commission’s investigations into search and advertising; Thermo Fisher Scientific on the Phase II review of its proposed acquisition of the electron microscope peripherals business of Roper Technologies Inc (the Gatan business); Royal Dutch Shell on its acquisition of BG Group; and GlaxoSmithKline on its buyout of Novartis’ interest in their consumer healthcare JV.

Jordan also advises clients on data protection and privacy issues, including in relation to efficient strategies to ensure compliance with the EU General Data Protection Regulation and safeguarding customer and employee privacy in the context of regulatory investigations and corporate transactions.

Jordan is recognised as a leading lawyer by Chambers and Who’s Who Legal. He is the author of the UK chapter of The Merger Control Review and previously spent time working in the mergers group at the UK competition authority.

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