Patrick Mason Begg Clark is a member of Jones Day’s corporate mergers and acquisitions team, based in the Sydney office. Patrick has experience working with clients responding to investigations conducted by regulators and other government bodies, cross-border transactions and disputes. Prior to commencing work in mergers and acquisitions, Patrick worked on a range of contentious regulatory matters for private Australian companies, including against the Commonwealth of Australia in a successful appeal to the Full Federal Court regarding the imposition of anti-dumping measures imposed on imports of Chinese steel. Patrick holds a Bachelor of Laws (Honours) and a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the Australian National University and worked as an associate to two judges of the Supreme Court of the Australian Capital Territory, prior to joining Jones Day.