Gilbert + Tobin

Luke Woodward

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Luke heads Gilbert + Tobin’s competition team. In a career spanning 30 years, Luke has consistently been at the forefront of the profession: as a lead prosecution lawyer; as head of mergers, head of enforcement and General Counsel at the ACCC; and 18 years as a partner at Gilbert + Tobin. He has an outstanding track record in gaining clearances in complex merger and joint venture cases, while also successfully conducting many high-profile merger, market power and collusion cases.

Professional Memberships

Admitted: 1988. Member: Law Council of Australia, Competition Law Committee, ABA, Anti-Trust Law Section, IBA, Antitrust Committee. Also admitted in NZ.


Joined Gilbert + Tobin, May 2000. Appointed partner, July 2000. Bachelors of Economics and Law (Honours) from University of Sydney. Masters Degree in Public Administration, specialising in economic regulation from John F Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University.