Linda Evans is a Sydney-based partner in the Clayton Utz Competition group, practising all aspects of trade practices and competition law.

Linda has a strong background in contentious matters and has a reputation for strategic advice on complex trade practices issues. Her expertise extends across enforcement proceedings, advice on pricing issues, structuring joint venture arrangements, obtaining merger clearances from the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission and regulation of natural monopoly-type infrastructure.

Linda is particularly known for her specialised work on mergers and in third party access.

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Competition

Pacific National: in relation to the capacity distribution system and related issues of the Port of Newcastle in New South Wales. Also acting for Pacific National in its expansion into Queensland to haul coal for Rio Tinto and Xstrata. This will be the first time any operator other than the government owned rail operator has commenced coal haulage in Queensland.


Macquarie Media Group: 
acquisition of Southern Cross Broadcasting - handled the successful ACCC clearance of the first major cross-media acquisition involving radio and television markets, since the Federal Government's cross-media reforms. The transaction (by scheme of arrangement) included the subsequent sale to Fairfax Media of various SCB assets. The transaction was highly complex because of the need for a number of divestments to be negotiated by undertakings to the ACCC.

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Australian Consumer Law

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Enforcement and Cartels

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Infrastructure Access and Regulation

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Merger and Acquisition Clearance

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Energy and Resources

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Water

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Telecommunications, Media and Technology

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Leisure and Entertainment

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International Trade

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Investigations and Crisis Management

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