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First name
 von Thun

Max is an Associate Director in the technology, media and telecoms policy practice. Max has several years of experience working in Westminster covering the intersection of technology, business and public policy. Before joining Global Counsel, he advised the Liberal Democrat leadership and parliamentarians on economic policy and held research roles at think tanks the Centre for Entrepreneurs and the Royal Society of Arts.

At GC, Max advises clients on technology and business policy in both the UK and EU. His areas of expertise include competition policy, investment screening frameworks, industrial policy and the future of work. 

Recent examples of his work include:

  • Advising technology companies and investors on the evolution of investment screening frameworks in the UK and EU member states.
  • Working with a leading European hardware manufacturer on a pan-EU campaign to promote the economic and sectoral benefits of 5G.
  • Advising investors and gig economy platforms on the rapidly evolving employment policy landscape at the UK, EU and member state levels.