John M Hickin

John M Hickin

John has been a partner of Mayer Brown JSM since 2005, and is co-head of the firm’s award winning competition law group in Asia. He was involved in the consultation with the HKSAR government regarding the region’s cross-sector Competition Bill, and advises a number of clients regarding compliance and other preparation activities following the introduction of the new law. Chambers Asia recognised John’s work in this practice area in their 2015 rankings for China/Hong Kong antitrust lawyers.

John has advised various Hong Kong businesses in the financial services sector, utilities providers, construction materials business, and transportation and logistics-related businesses regarding Hong Kong competition-related issues including conducting full business reviews. He has also advised a statutory authority in Hong Kong in relation to its position regarding the Hong Kong competition regime and assisting with preparing a compliance programme, training and submission to government. John has also assisted clients in coordinating antitrust advice in various other Asian jurisdictions.