John Messent’s practice focuses on EU and UK competition law, including merger control, anticompetitive agreements, abuse of dominance, state aid, and sectoral regulation. John joined the firm in November 2008. From October 2013, he spent six months on secondment in the Policy department of the Office of Fair Trading, working on guidance documents to be published by the new Competition and Markets Authority (including on mergers, Competition Act investigations, and criminal cartel offence prosecutions). John is a practising Barrister and has represented clients before the European Commission, the Competition and Markets Authority, and UK sectoral regulators, as well as before the EU and UK courts

Distinctions

Nominee, 2022 Antitrust Writing Awards: Business, Cross-Border Issues

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