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Jo Kane LL.M

Jo Kane practices in the area of competition law and regulation, with experience in the Irish and EU contexts. Jo advises both domestic and international clients on a range of antitrust and merger control issues, as well as in regulated sectors.

Prior to joining DLA Piper, Jo worked in an EU regulator, giving her a perspective in the regulation and enforcement of competition law on an international scale.
Professional QualificationsSolicitor-Advocate in England and Wales


  • Advising a global investment firm on Irish merger control rules and notification requirements to the CCPC.
  • Advising a multinational technology firm on aspects of Irish and EU telecoms regulation.
  • Advising on the enforceability of contracts under Irish competition law and on various aspects of antitrust rules.
  • Providing regulatory advice on Irish postal regulation rules to an international firm.
  • Advising a multinational pensions fund on merger notification requirements to the European Commission*


* Indicates experience at a previous firm

  • University of Amsterdam, LL.M International and European Law, 2022
  • Dublin Institute of Technology, Postgraduate Diploma in Law, 2015

  • Trinity College Dublin, BA Hons, 2014

Prior Experience

  • 2020-2021, European Competition Regulator
  • 2016-2019 Trainee Solicitor, Leading Dublin Law Firm



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