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|Education||The University of Newcastle (B.A.); University of Birmingham (C.P.E.)|
|Admitted||1995, England and Wales; 1998, Hong Kong|
Member, British Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong
Chairman, British Chamber of Commerce in Hanoi (2002-2004)
Member, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators
John has been a partner of Mayer Brown JSM since 2005. He has extensive experience of dispute resolution (including arbitration and mediation) in banking and commercial matters in Hong Kong. He advises on regulatory matters including SFC investigations, domestic tribunals and administrative law remedies, including judicial review. John has been named a leading dispute resolution lawyer by Asia Law & Practice.
John is co-head of the firm's Competition Law Group in Asia, which was ranked by Chambers Asia 2011 as one of only five top tier international practice teams for China/Hong Kong antitrust. He was involved in the consultation with the HKSAR Government regarding the region's cross-sector Competition Bill and now advises a number of clients regarding compliance activities following the introduction of the new law. Chambers Asia has recognised John's work in this practice area in their 2012 rankings for China/Hong Kong antitrust lawyers.
Documents by this lawyer on Martindale.com
PRC Laws No Excuse for Non-compliance with SFC Requests
Susanne J. Harris,John M. Hickin,Nicholas D. Hunsworth,Billy Y. C. Lam,Thomas S. T. So, June 11, 2014
On 23 May 2014, the Court of First Instance ordered Hong Kong accounting firm Ernst & Young (EY) to produce documents relating to a PRC company, Standard Water Limited (the "Company"), to the Securities and Futures Commission (SFC). The court rejected EY's argument that it did not...
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