Third Party Access Law
Our unique experience in having acted for the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) and regulators around Australia means that we are well placed to develop strategies and solutions to resolve regulatory concerns and to obtain clearance for mergers, acquisitions and joint ventures. We are also experienced in representing clients during ACCC investigations and enforcement action.
Our team provides strategic advice on structuring relationships and agreements with suppliers, customers and competitors to minimise competition risks. We have been involved in the design, implementation and audit of many company-specific trade practices compliance programs. Our practical approach to compliance training ensures that management and staff understand how the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 applies to each of them in their day-to-day activities.
Our leading practitioners have experience acting for the ACCC and regulators around Australia. We are ideally positioned to develop strategies and solutions for antitrust issues including mergers, acquisitions, infrastructure access and National Competition Policy. We have particular expertise in the energy and construction sectors.
Litigation and compliance
We have extensive experience in trade practices law, having previously advised the ACCC and a range of private clients on all aspects of the Competition and Consumer Act 2010.
We have been involved in the design, implementation and audit of many company-specific trade practices compliance programs, implementing a practical approach to compliance training to make sure that management and staff understand how competition law applies to each of them in their daily activities.
We have extensive experience representing clients during ACCC investigations and enforcement action. We have conducted major trade practices enforcement action on behalf of the ACCC.
We aim to resolve all your regulatory concerns as efficiently as possible. We have developed a distinguished reputation as a leading adviser on gas and electricity access regulation around Australia, providing advice to the WA Economic Regulation Authority, the WA Independent Market Operator for the Wholesale Electricity Market, the Essential Services Commission of South Australia and the Queensland Competition Authority on issues relating to gas and electricity regulation, access and licensing. We also represent regulators in proceedings before specialist review tribunals and in judicial review applications.