Jordan Ellison

Joined firm 2005. Partner since 2014.

Jordan is a competition, consumer and regulatory specialist based in our Brussels office. He represents clients before global, European and UK competition authorities, courts and sectoral regulators.

Experience in technology and media sectors includes advising:

  • Arm on a range of merger and competition law matters 
  • Deliveroo on Amazon’s investment in Deliveroo
  • Google on a range of matters including, in relation to the European Commission's AdSense and standard essential patents investigations and various ongoing investigations relating to digital advertising  
  • Meta Platforms on various merger and competition law matters, including its recent acquisition of Kustomer
  • Motorola Mobility on its $12.5bn acquisition by Google
  • Netflix on various competition law matters
  • Warner Music Group on the CMA’s music and streaming market study

Experience in life science and pharmaceuticals includes advising:

  • CSL Behring on the CMA review of its commercialization and licensing agreement with uniQure in respect of haemophilia B gene therapy
  • GlaxoSmithKline on range of merger and competition law matters, including its buy-out of Novartis’ interest in their consumer healthcare joint venture
  • Seattle Genetics on various competition law matters
  • Thermo Fisher Scientific on various mergers, including its acquisition of FEI Company and its acquisition of Patheon
  • Varian Medical Systems on its acquisition by Siemens

Experience in the financial sector includes advising:

  • Internationals Swaps and Derivatives Association (ISDA) on IBOR fall back reform
  • major financial institution on the European Commission’s investigation into credit default swaps
  • RSA Insurance Group on its acquisition by Intact Financial and Tryg

Experience in the consumer sector includes advising:

  • Coca-Cola Europacific Partners on a range of merger and competition law matters
  • Danish Crown on a range of merger and competition law matters
  • Taylor Wimpey on the CMA’s consumer law investigation into leasehold housing
  • Thomas Cook Group on the merger of its high street travel and foreign exchange businesses with the Co-operative Group
  • Unilever on its settlement of the European Commission's investigation into the consumer detergents sector and its acquisition of Sara Lee Body Care

Experience in industrial sectors includes advising:

  • Ball Corporation on its acquisition of Rexam
  • BHP on a range of merger and competition law matters
  • HM Government on Electricity Market Reform
  • Royal Dutch Shell on its acquisition of BG Group
  • Toyota Motor Corporation and Panasonic Corporation on their electric vehicle battery joint venture
  • Valspar on its acquisition by Sherwin-Williams

Jordan also advises various companies in relation to European Commission cartel investigations.

Jordan is listed as a leading individual for Competition Law in Chambers Belgium, 2021. Jordan is co-author of the American Bar Association’s Tech Treatise.

Directories quotes:

  • "Jordan Ellison is fantastic. He knows the law inside out, works efficiently and always adds value. It’s a pleasure to work with him." Legal 500, 2021
  • Clients praise Jordan Ellison's skill in "making risk assessments and in making those assessments easy for people in the business to understand." "He is a calming influence on situations and is able to think deeply about the legal and economic issues." Chambers, 2021