image of Emily TranterEmily Tranter

Clayton Utz Special Counsel , Brisbane T +61 7 3292 7727 +61 410 495 954 https://www.claytonutz.com

Emily is an experienced litigator focused on working collaboratively with her clients to successfully navigate all forms of disputes – large-scale litigation, regulatory investigations and prosecutions, government inquiries, arbitrations and other complex commercial disputes.

Emily has advised an array of clients across a variety of sectors, including both corporate and government clients in Federal and State jurisdictions. She works closely with her clients to understand their businesses and key drivers so she can efficiently and effectively give them strategic advice on each step in a dispute process.

Her work in high-profile investigations includes recent advice for clients in financial regulatory actions, and she was a key team member defending ASIC's Federal Court proceeding for the alleged market manipulation of the Bank Bill Swap Rate (BBSW).

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Litigation and Dispute Resolution

ACICA Arbitration: Emily acts for a Commonwealth Department in an ACICA arbitration pursuant to a procurement contract dispute.

NSW Independent Gaming and Liquor Authority Inquiry: Emily acted for NASDAQ listed casino operator, Melco Resorts & Entertainment Limited, in its response to the statutory Inquiry constituted by the Authority under the Casino Control Act (NSW).

BBSW ASIC prosecution: Emily was a key team member in ANZ's defence of ASIC's investigation and subsequent prosecution in the Federal Court of alleged market manipulation conduct in the Bank Bill Swap Rate (BBSW) market.

International advisory: Emily advises a number of international clients on potential and current disputes in Australia and the application of Australian procedural issued to foreign disputes.

Whistleblower complaints: Emily has advised a global private equity company on whistleblower complaints and investigations concerning corporate investments in Australia.

Coal Terminal Arbitration: Emily acted for the port owner in an arbitration with multiple mining corporations for the determination of the prices payable for the export of coal through the Abbott Point Coal Terminal.

Mediations: Emily has experience in the conduct of a broad range of mediations on behalf of clients both before and after the commencement of proceedings. 

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Financial Services Regulatory

Customer Remediation Program: Working with a financial institution to develop and conduct a customer review program for potential remediation.

BBSW ASIC prosecution: Emily was a key team member in ANZ's defence of ASIC's investigation and subsequent prosecution in the Federal Court of alleged market manipulation conduct in the Bank Bill Swap Rate (BBSW) market.

ASIC investigations: Emily has acted for a number of financial services clients in ASIC regulatory investigations, including investigations into best interest duties, fee for no services and interest only loans for various financial institutions. These matters involved responses to regulatory notices, remediation schemes and negotiations of enforceable undertaking.

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Government Services

Commonwealth Government: Emily acts for a Commonwealth Department in an ACICA arbitration pursuant to a procurement contract dispute.

Royal Commission: Emily prepared and led case studies for public hearings during her time in the Office of Solicitor assisting in the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse.

Judicial reviews: Emily acted for the Commonwealth and Queensland State Governments in the defence of high-profile judicial review applications in the Queensland Supreme Court, the Administrative Appeals Tribunal and the Federal Court.

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