NellieQuinn

Associate

London + 44.20.7039.5410

Nellie Quinn advises clients on contentious and noncontentious competition law matters, including complex multijurisdictional merger control, behavioral issues, dominance matters, competition compliance, and competition litigation. She also advises on foreign direct investment (FDI) filings and on the United Kingdom's national security and investment regime.

Nellie is part of the team representing Mastercard in its defense of numerous multibillion pound claims, alleging that its interchange fees and certain network rules are anticompetitive. She has experience working across a variety of sectors, including financial services, manufacturing, real estate, consumer goods, and retail.

Experience

  • Mastercard successfully resists summary judgment applicationJones Day represented Mastercard defending an application for summary judgment brought by numerous retailers in respect of their claims which allege that multiple types of Mastercard's interchange fees for credit and debit cards violate EU and UK competition law (in particular, Mastercard's interchange fees which apply to commercial and consumer domestic, intra-EEA and inter-regional transactions).
  • Greystar forms strategic partnership of up to £2.2 billion with ADIA to develop build-to-rent in London and acquires Fizzy Living for £400 millionJones Day represented Greystar Real Estate Partners, LLC in connection with the formation of a strategic partnership with Abu Dhabi Investment Authority (ADIA), targeting the acquisition and development of c.£2.2 billion of build-to-rent (BTR) assets in London, UK and surrounding commuter towns.
  • Horizon Technologies raises capital in Series A roundJones Day advised Horizon Technologies in its Series A financing led by Maven Capital Partners with participation from Virgin Money.
  • Wells Fargo provides acquisition and development facility for mixed-use development in LondonJones Day advised Wells Fargo Bank, National Association in connection with the acquisition and development facility relating to a mixed-use development in Covent Garden, London.
  • Pictet Alternative Advisers acquires three Grade II listed office buildings in ManchesterJones Day represented Pictet Alternative Advisers SA in connection with the £119 million acquisition of three Grade II listed office buildings in Manchester, United Kingdom from Helical Plc and continues to act on the acquisition financing with Helaba and establishment of a joint venture with XLB Property.
  • Koch Equity Development invests preferred equity in AIM listed Victoria plcJones Day advised Koch Equity Development LLC ("KED"), the acquisition and investment subsidiary of Koch Industries, Inc., on its investment into AIM listed Victoria plc ("Victoria"), a UK-based global designer, manufacturer, and distributor of flooring products.