Merger Control - Australia

Merger control advice for your most significant transactions

In complex and transformational transactions, you can rely on our extensive and award winning experience with the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) and its sister agencies across Asia. We understand their priorities and approaches and we have a track record of devising innovative solutions in complex merger control cases – including on global close grounds and remedies.

Our merger lawyers advise on some of the most contested and significant merger control transactions in the region in recent times in Australia, Asia and beyond. With the growth in cross-border transactions, our team is often called upon to guide international clients through merger clearance processes in Australia and across other jurisdictions.

Giving you the know-how to complete your deal and implement business strategy: experience across sectors

From time to time, different sectors become subject to greater scrutiny, and our team’s knowledge of a wide range of sectors is critical to the advice that we give our clients. Clients who benefit from our specialist market and legal know-how  on merger control include those working in sectors such as financial services, steel manufacturing, government, mining, retail, telecommunication, manufacturing, food and beverages and energy.

We have a full team specialising in this area.

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