Where knowledge meets innovation
As we're Australia's leading lawyers, with expertise across the full spectrum of competition law and deep industry knowledge, we provide integrated, holistic advice that saves our clients time and money.
We advise on some of the most complex high-profile M&A matters that set precedents, so we are at the cutting edge of new developments and a driver of innovative solutions.
We are leaders in the international cartel and immunity area, and have acted on many high-profile international cases, so we have deep insight into key multifaceted issues in this area and how best to resolve them in the most commercial way.
A strong track record advising on sophisticated Australian Consumer Law (ACL) matters means we are the go-to people to translate complex ACL issues into practical advice.
We are market leaders in access and regulation and provide commercial solutions to complex access regimes such as rail, ports, and those of the National Broadband Network, the largest infrastructure project in Australia's history.
Strong relationships with policy-makers and competition regulators help us constantly achieve the best result for our clients.
Experience in managing sensitive, high-profile complex matters means you can rely on our safe pair of hands.
We are experts in handling cross-border competition issues, giving our clients business certainty in their global strategies. We work closely with expert lawyers in North America, Europe and Asia on international antitrust and competition issues
The Clayton Utz Competition team is one of the most highly regarded competition teams in Australia. Our Competition partners' counsel is sought after on many of Australia's largest, high-profile, most complex matters – this means you can rely on us to deliver market leading expertise, and practical commercial solutions that will help meet your objectives. Unlike our competitors, we provide strength across the full spectrum of competition law, which means we provide our clients with cutting edge, holistic advice that often saves them time and money. We provide business certainty for our clients' global strategies.
Our Competition team is consistently involved in high-profile complex M&A matters that have broken new ground in competition law in Australia, and at the forefront of new developments. Notably, unlike any of our competitors, the group has over the last 18 months provided competition advice or submissions on over 70% of all matters. Our team's tried and tested solutions are a proven success, which means you know you can count on us to get your deal through.
We are the go-to people for cartel-related matters and have acted on several high-profile international cases and on most leniency matters with the ACCC over the past three years. We are market leaders in this area, which means you can be sure that we will devise an innovative and pragmatic solution.
The Australian Consumer Law (ACL) is a relatively new area of law – we advise a number of large blue chip clients in this area with complex, multifaceted compliance issues including Woolworths, Proctor and Gamble, GWA, and all of the Australian paint manufacturers. What sets us apart is that we have experience advising on sophisticated ACL issues, which means we are the go-to people to translate complex ACL issues into practical advice.
We are market leaders in access and regulation, advising on a number of Australia's largest, most complex matters including parts of the access regime of the National Broadband Network (NBN), Australia's largest infrastructure project in history. This means we are at the cutting edge of innovation and new market developments, knowledge we bring to bear when advising our clients.
Our strong relationships with policy makers and several competition regulators mean we talk their language and know how to get the best results for our clients, often saving them time and money in various application and approval processes. Michael Corrigan is Chair of the Law Council of Australia's National Competition and Consumer Committee, the peak body of lawyers who consult to Government and regulators on policy and other changes to the legislation and guidelines administered by the ACCC.
Our Competition team is often engaged on highly sensitive, high-profile matters. We are experts in managing sensitivities in the public eye, which means you know you can rely on us to protect and maintain your excellent reputation.