• 2016 Australian Law Firm of the Year
  • Leading Competition & Regulation Practice
  • Work closely with, and learn from leading Lawyers

About Us

Gilbert + Tobin is a Top Tier Corporate Law firm recognised in Chambers Global and Asia Pacific Legal 500 as an expert in its practice areas. We are at the forefront of legal innovation, have successful and expanding practices in all our specialist areas, and we enjoy a reputation for providing our clients with the highest quality service and expert legal advice. We have over 500 professionals working in our Sydney, Melbourne and Perth offices.

Competition @ G+T 

Gilbert + Tobin’s Competition and Regulation Group is the pre-eminent competition practice in Australia. We consistently win complex and cutting-edge work because of our track record of achieving results on high-stakes transactions and litigation for our clients.

Gilbert + Tobin’s market-leading competition practice is one of the largest in Australia, and we’re the go-to firm for international companies with interests here. Learn more about our C&R practice here. 

The role

As a pivotal member of the C&R Practice you will be responsible for and involved in:

  • Merger clearances, including negotiations with Australia’s competition regulator, the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) and the Commerce Commission in New Zealand (NZCC).
  • ACCC investigations, enforcement proceedings and litigation, including representing cartel leniency applicants in Australia and representing parties in follow-on civil damages proceedings, including class actions.
  • Providing ongoing strategic advice to companies on a range of competition issues affecting their businesses in Australia.
  • Advising organisations and individuals on criminal investigations, now that criminal sanctions apply for cartel conduct.
  • Acting as Asia Pacific coordinating counsel and/or Australian local counsel in global merger and cartel matters.

About You 

  • 4-6 years post-admission experience in Competition Law
  • Exceptional analytical and drafting skills
  • Commercial awareness and the ability to work effectively with clientsAs a first-tier firm, we offer our lawyers competitive remuneration and professional variety. 

If you would like further information about this role please contact Melissa Gavagna, People Team Manager on (02) 9263 4149.

If you are interested in working at a younger, more flexible firm that has built its success on legal innovation please apply now.


Category: Experienced Lawyer - Competition & Regulation

Reference ID: AU0000SB000174

Date Posted: 10/08/2017