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Buddle Findlay

AON CENTRE, 1 WILLIS STREET, WELLINGTON 6011, NEW ZEALAND
Tel:
Work +64 4 499 4242
Fax:
Fax +64 4 499 4141
DX:
SP 20201
Email:
Web:
www.buddlefindlay.com
Auckland, Christchurch, Wellington
Buddle Findlay, Susie Kilty, Wellington, NEW ZEALAND

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Susie Kilty

Tel:
Work + 64 4 498 7356
Email:
Web:
www.buddlefindlay.com/
Buddle Findlay

Work Department

Competition and antitrust; public and administrative law

Position

Partner. Specialises in competition, fair trading, overseas investment consents and economic regulation, particularly of infrastructure industries. For details about Susie's work highlights see here - www.buddlefindlay.com/people/susie-kilty.

Career

Susie regularly acts for clients when they engage with the Commerce Commission and Overseas Investment Office. She advises regulators and government departments including the Electricity Authority and the Ministry of Health.

Education

• LLB (Hons), BCA (Victoria University of Wellington)
• Admitted New Zealand 2000


New Zealand

Competition law

Within: Leading individuals

Susie Kilty - Buddle Findlay

Within: Competition law

Buddle Findlay acts for public sector entities and large corporates in regulatory and merger clearance matters. Competition, overseas investment and economic regulation specialist Susie Kilty and Tony Dellow, whose early career included a stint at the New Zealand Ministry of Commerce, lead the practice from Wellington. They recently advised Toyota on its project to move to a new distribution model, which raised questions about the company's exposure under the Commerce Act and about the stance of the courts on new cartel prohibition regulations. Senior associate Jessica White, who joined from Minter Ellison in Australia, is also recommended. Litigator Laura O’Gorman in Auckland assisted Dellow with the Electricity Authority's proposals to introduce a default distributor agreement in order to promote competition in electricity retail markets. CRV Limited, Sky Television and the Ministry of Health are among the firm's clients.

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