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Christopher Jones is a Principal for Energy, regulatory and Antitrust in the European Competition Law Practice Group in the Brussels office. He joined Baker McKenzie in 2018. Christopher's career has spanned more than 30 years at the European Commission. He was previously Deputy Head of Cabinet for the Energy Commissioner and spent 18 years designing and implementing Europe's energy policy. Christopher has significant experience in competition policy, having spent 11 years in the field including responsibility for antitrust and mergers in the Cabinet of the Energy Commissioner, and as personal Policy Assistant to two Directors' General. He is also a leading academic in the competition and energy areas, editing and co-authoring the standard text books on Competition Law and Energy Markets, the Internal Energy Market, and EU Renewable Law and Policy, as well as books on merger control and the standard competition law reference work, the EU Competition Law Handbook.

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