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Consumer and competition

AGS acts for the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) in regulatory proceedings under the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 (formerly the Trade Practices Act 1974). We have been providing legal services to the ACCC (and its predecessors) for more than 40 years. Our competition practice comprises a core group of around 25 practitioners across Australia, dedicated to undertaking work exclusively or predominantly for the ACCC. Visit Dispute Resolution and Litigation for more details on our competition practice.

In recent times we have advised the Australian Energy Regulator on its responsibilities.

We also assist other agencies to identify and manage potential consumer and competition issues, including in relation to business activities conducted by Commonwealth agencies and dealings with third parties such as contractors.

  Katrina Close Senior Executive Lawyer 07 3360 5784
  Glenn Owbridge PSM Special Counsel Competition and Consumer Law  07 3360 5654
  Chris Steger Senior Executive Lawyer 02 9581 7573
  Matthew Blunn Senior Executive Lawyer 02 6253 7424
  Matthew Garey Senior Executive Lawyer 02 9581 7625
  Jody Marshall National Manager Dispute Resolution 07 3360 5751