Competition Law and Regulation

Our competition and consumer law practice provides a full range of advisory, transactional, compliance and litigation services. We are able to provide international coverage with offices in Sydney, Auckland and Singapore.

We have strong working relationships with the key competition regulators in these jurisdictions, as well as with leading economic consultancies. We provide sophisticated and nuanced advice that draws on the decades of combined experience of our senior partner team.

We also have deep industry expertise in many sectors where competition law is a key business consideration. These include:

  • telecommunications and media
  • fast moving consumer goods (FMCG)
  • healthcare and pharmaceuticals
  • transport and infrastructure
  • energy

Our work for corporate clients, government agencies and industry regulators includes:

  • merger advice and assistance with clearance applications and authorisations
  • investigations into anti-competitive conduct, including cartel conduct, misuse of market power and exclusive dealing
  • enforcement matters by regulators
  • competition litigation and disputes
  • claims under the Australian Consumer Law
  • compliance and advisory
  • regulatory design
  • access to infrastructure
  • price reviews and determinations

We also provide consumer law advice covering:

  • franchising
  • advertising and fair trading
  • misleading and deceptive conduct
  • unconscionable conduct
  • consumer guarantees and warranties
  • packaging and labelling
  • product liability and recalls.