Competition and Regulation

The Competition and Regulation team is made up of experienced practitioners delivering robust, timely and cost effective advice and commercial outcomes to clients.
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Competition and Regulation

Lavan's Competition and Regulation team deals with all aspects of competition law and economic regulation and are well placed to develop strategies and solutions to resolve regulatory concerns and to obtain clearance for mergers, acquisitions and joint ventures. 

The team are experienced in representing clients during Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (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 Services

Competition Law

With our leading practitioners having years of experience in 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.  Our core areas of experience have been in the energy, manufacturing and construction sectors.

Consumer Law

We can provide assistance having significant experience in claims under the Competition and Consumer Law, and have acted in numerous cases.

Market regulation

We aim to resolve all your regulatory concerns speedily and efficiently.  We have extensive experience representing clients during ACCC investigations and enforcement action. We also represent regulators in proceedings before specialist review tribunals and in judicial review applications.

Third Party Access Law

We have provided advice to various clients on access to infrastructure under the Competition and Consumer Law.

Trade Practices

We provide you with realistic advice on structuring relationships and agreements with suppliers, customers and competitors to minimise trade practices risks.  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 ensure that management and staff understand how the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 applies to them in their daily activities.