Jay Mehta

Jay Mehta

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Jay has 20 years’ public sector experience in areas such as Structural and European Funding (ERDF, ESF, FP7), state aid, freedom of information and environment information regulations. This includes working with the North West Development Agency (NWDA) for seven years. Jay is now a senior associate within DWF's EU/Competition team.

Jay was a member of the cross-national EIB-sponsored JESSICA task force entrusted with developing state aid compliant JESSICA structures. Jay was also chairman of the BIS sponsored cross RDA state aid Technical Group where important national state aid issues were discussed.

Jay has provided state aid and ERDF compliance advice to a wide range of bodies on a full spectrum of projects, both from the perspective of grant awarding authorities and beneficiaries.  Jay has been involved in numerous recent state aid notifications and has been published on several occasions in European law journals.

Chambers UK refers to Jay as, “a Star associate who has been involved in a number of state aid matters. Clients say: "He's very good at spotting the details that most wouldn't spot."

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