Clayton Utz fields an established practice, covering a wide scope of trade work. Especially active on anti-dumping investigations, with further expertise across import-export issues, customs, risk management and regulatory work. Advises clients across a range of sectors including the energy, logistics and steel industries, acting lately for Harvest Road Group, Nippon Steel and Siemens Energy.
Clayton Utz represented aluminium product manufacturer the PanAsia Group before the Anti-Dumping Commission and Anti-Dumping Review Panel with a view to securing a review of anti-dumping measures imposed on the importation to Australia of aluminium extrusions.
Zac Chami leads the practice from the Sydney office and is a frequent adviser to clients on contentious trade matters, including anti-dumping and countervailing issues, often acting for clients from the energy and steel industries, amongst others. Having previously served as a Commonwealth legal officer, he is particularly well placed to advise clients on their interactions with government officials.