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. Jordan is the co-head of our cross-practice Technology Group.

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