Andrew practices in commercial law. His current and recent matters include:
ACCC v Informed Sources & Ors - alleged substantial lessening of competition in market(s) for the retail supply of petrol
ACCC v Olex Australia & Ors – exclusionary conduct and price fixing in the supply of electrical cable
Asahi v Pacific Equity Partners & Unitas Capital – misleading or deceptive conduct in the sale of a business
ACCC v Colgate-Palmolive & Ors – price fixing and exclusionary conduct in the wholesale supply of goods
Murray Goulburn and AGL merger authorisation applications
Three Supreme Court proceedings between entities related to Healthscope and Primary Healthcare regarding lease and non-derogation obligations
Norcast v Bradken – bid rigging and misleading or deceptive conduct in the acquisition of a company
De Brett Seafood v Qantas – price fixing in air cargo markets (class action)
Prior to joining the Bar Andrew was a Senior Associate at Allens where he worked in the Competition and Commercial Litigation groups on competition matters and a range of complex commercial disputes, including arbitrations. His arbitration experience also includes acting as arbitrator (under the SIAC Rules) and tribunal secretary (under the ICC, LCIA and IAMA rules), and working in Clayton Utz' International Arbitration Group, at the ICC (as an intern) and as a member of the ACICA and APRAG secretariats.
Andrew has a First Class Honours Degree in Law from Monash University and a Graduate Diploma in Competition Law from the University of Melbourne.
"Mandatory Rules of Law in International Commercial Arbitration" (with Professor Jeff Waincymer), Volume 6(2) Melbourne Journal of International Law 20
"ACICA Arbitration Rules", Vol. 2(1) Asian Journal of International Arbitration 2006
*liability limited by a scheme approved under Professional Standards legislation
Qualifications: LLB (Hons I); Grad. Dip. Competition Law; BA; Dip. Arts