Marcus Pollard

Competition Counsel, Hong Kong SAR, Linklaters

Marcus has a range of experience based on his work in both Europe and Asia, as well being a former in-house lawyer at the Hong Kong Competition Commission. His focus is assisting clients under investigation under the Hong Kong Competition Ordinance. He has advised a respondent in the first enforcement proceedings before the Hong Kong Competition Tribunal and Court of Appeal; multinational clients on ongoing confidential cartel, RPM and abuse of dominance investigations under the Hong Kong Competition Ordinance. Prior to moving to Asia, Marcus was based in Brussels and worked on a range of global cartel and antitrust matters – including investigations with complex remedy/commitment processes in the EU and China, leniency applications, and multi-national litigation.

Marcus is recognised among the “Most Highly Regarded” practitioners and celebrated as a “phenomenal competition lawyer” by Who’s Who Legal Competition 2020 - Future Leaders. He has also been listed as a “Rising Star” in competition and antitrust in the Expert Guides for two consecutive years and named a “Next Generation Lawyer” by the Legal 500.