Gilbert + Tobin

Competition/Antitrust Department

Australia
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Overview

Gilbert + Tobin’s competition and regulation practice features an enviable collection of star talent across the team of partners and lawyers. The team consistently wins complex and cutting-edge work due to its track record in achieving excellent results for clients on high-stakes transactions and competition litigation. With a sophisticated understanding of the interplay between the law, economics, industry and commercial issues underpinning their clients’ concerns, the team is recognised for providing advice that is holistic, strategic and nimble. The team regularly advises a diverse client base that includes large listed companies, privately-held companies, government entities. They also advise board members and senior management on strategic business and policy issues, and trade practices and competition law advice to legal teams.

Specialist services include advising on:

  • M&A transactions, including ACCC clearances
  • Competition law issues regarding JVs and strategic alliances
  • ACCC investigations, enforcement proceedings and litigation
  • Criminal investigations relating to cartel conduct
  • Access regimes, economic regulation and pricing decisions for regulators and regulated businesses
  • regulatory design and implementation for government entities
  • competition policy and legislative reforms, including preparing submissions to governmental regulatory and policy reviews
  • misleading and deceptive conduct, consumer protection and unconscionability issues
  • compliance systems and providing training

Members

Woodward, Luke (Head of Department)

Avery, Elizabeth

Barron, Jennifer

Cass-Gottlieb, Gina

Coorey, Charles

Dodd, Moya

Gilardoni, Paula

Klamka, Louise

Muys, Simon

Muys, Simon

Petersen, Geoff

Rahman, Genevieve

Waters, Peter

Widjaja, Adelina

Industries

Banks

Chemicals

Construction and Materials

Education

Energy & Resources

Financial Services

FMCG

Government

Health Care

Media

Pharamaceuticals & Life Sciences

Retail

Software & Computer Services

Technology, Hardware & Electronics

Telecommunications

Transportation

Travel & Leisure

Utilities