John has been a partner of Mayer Brown since 2005 and is one of the global co-heads of the firm’s litigation and dispute resolution practice. He has extensive experience of dispute resolution (including arbitration and mediation) in banking and commercial matters in Hong Kong. He advises banks and corporates on regulatory matters including Competition Commission and SFC investigations and ICAC investigations into corporate bribery offences. He also has experience of appearing before domestic tribunals and of handling administrative law remedies, including judicial review. John has been named a dispute resolution star by Benchmark Asia-Pacific (2018).
John is also co-head of the competition law group in Asia, which is consistently ranked by various directories as one of the top-tier international practice teams for China/Hong Kong antitrust. He has advised a large number of clients regarding compliance activities and investigations following the introduction of the laws in China (2008) and Hong Kong (2015). Chambers Asia, The Legal 500 Asia Pacific and IFLR1000 (2018) have recognised John as a leading individual in this practice area in their 2018 rankings for China/Hong Kong antitrust and competition lawyers.