Ninette Dodoo is co-head of Freshfields’ competition practice in China. Ninette spent over 10 years in Brussels, advising on EU and multijurisdictional matters before relocating to Beijing in 2009.
Ninette’s practice covers antitrust-related work in China, Hong Kong and the Asia-Pacific region. She specialises in cross-border mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, strategic alliances, distribution arrangements, cartels, abuse of dominance, compliance and audits. Ninette also advises on foreign investment review, supporting clients on their cross-border investments.
Ninette has acted on some of China’s most complex and significant merger control matters (including remedies negotiations) and antitrust investigations across a range of industry sectors. Clients include multinational companies, state-owned enterprises and sovereign wealth funds active across a range of industry sectors, including shipping, pharmaceuticals, healthcare and life sciences, consumer goods, food and beverages, mining and IT. Ninette supports clients on foreign investment issues.
Ninette combines international experience with on-the-ground local knowledge to deliver effective solutions for clients on global transactions and antitrust and foreign investment risk strategies.
Ninette is ranked in Band 1 in leading legal directories. She is a frequent speaker at international conferences on antitrust matters and foreign investment issues and has authored several publications.