John Lowe

After having worked for over twenty years in a variety of in-house positions John Lowe has recently opened an arbitration and mediation practice.
While practicing in-house he was active with the Association of Corporate Counsel Europe, an association of in-house counsel with approximately 2,000 members serving as President and Treasurer.
Recently, Mr. Lowe was the General Counsel and Director of Communications at Qioptiq a privately-owned Luxembourg company involved in the development and manufacture of precision photonic products for the defence, medical and life science, industrial manufacturing and research and development markets.
Before joining Qioptiq, Mr Lowe was Of Counsel at the Paris office of Orrick, Herrington and Sutcliffe in the corporate department. Prior to that he was the Assistant General Counsel at Alcatel (now Nokia) an international supplier of telecommunications equipment after having served in several other positions in the legal department in Italy, Belgium and France.
Mr. Lowe began his career as a diplomat with the US Department of State serving in Mexico, Washington, D.C. and Italy. He has also worked in private practice in Italy and in the US. Mr. Lowe received his law degree from George Washington University in Washington D.C. He is experienced in a wide variety of legal specialties including dispute resolution, mergers and acquisitions, compliance programs, security regulation and complex commercial transactions.