Overview

Joshua Seet is a registered foreign lawyer in the Antitrust & Competition team in Mayer Brown's Hong Kong office. He regularly advises clients across the spectrum of competition law matters, from transactional work involving merger filings and other approvals, to investigations and contentious work including market studies and dawn raids, to advisory and compliance work.

He has a broad range of experience in various Asian competition law regimes, having practiced in Chambers and Partners top-ranking competition law firms based in Asia. Holding a masters in competition law from King’s College London, he is also familiar with competition laws in the EU and UK.

He maintains an active interest in writing in this area, and has published in various national and international journals.

Areas of Focus

Spoken Languages

  • English
  • Mandarin

Experience

  • Advised private equity funds on China's merger control regulations in relation to their china-based acquisitions.
  • Advised various companies in the hospitality and construction sector on compliance with Hong Kong's Competition Ordinance.
  • Successfully obtained clearance from the Singapore regulator for an Asia-Europe joint venture between two leading international airlines.
  • Advised a national Asian airline on the Singapore competition law aspects of its trans-Pacific joint venture with a US airline.
  • Represented a client in a major cartel investigation into the fresh chicken market in Singapore.
  • Represented a US-headquartered multinational bank in relation to rate rigging investigations by the Competition Commission of Singapore.
  • Successfully obtained Singapore approval for the merger between two airside solutions company to create a major international player in providing airport solutions.
  • Advised a leading bicycle sharing company on structuring its potential joint venture with a multi-national tech company to avoid merger filing requirements.
  • Advised an S&P 100 healthcare company in relation to the Competition Commission of Singapore's market study into the supply of formula milk.

Education

National University of Singapore, LLB

King's College London, LLM, Competition Law

Admissions

  • Singapore