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Gilbert + Tobin

LEVEL 35, TOWER TWO, INTERNATIONAL TOWERS SYDNEY, 200 BARANGAROO AVENUE, BARANGAROO, AUSTRALIA
Tel:
Work +61 2 9263 4000
Fax:
Fax +61 2 9263 4111
Email:
Web:
www.gtlaw.com.au
Melbourne, NSW 2000, Perth

Gina Cass-Gottlieb

Tel:
Work +61 2 9263 4006
Email:
Gilbert + Tobin

Work Department

Competition + Regulation.

Position

Senior Partner leading work in obtaining or opposing competition law clearances for mergers/joint ventures in Australia & Asia Pacific region. Represents clients in complex investigations & prosecutions in relation to cartel conduct & consumer law compliance, coordinating across Asian region. Gina has advised on some of the largest, most contentious and complex merger clearance matters for acquisitions and joint ventures in Australia and New Zealand. Gina has successfully represented clients in complex investigations and prosecutions by the ACCC for collusive, predatory, misleading and deceptive and other prohibited conduct. Gina is known for achieving commercial results through creative solutions and perseverance even when previous applications for clearance or dispute resolution has been refused.

Career

Joined Gilbert + Tobin in 1995 as a Partner. Previously Partner at Blake Dawson Waldron and before that an associate to Mr Justice McHugh, NSW Court of Appeal 1985.

Member

Advisory Board Graduate Program Competition Law, Melbourne Law School.

Education

BEc (Hons), USyd 1982, LLB (Hons) USyd 1984. Fulbright Scholar, LLM Boalt Hall School of Law, UC Berkeley 1987.


Australia

Competition and trade

Within: Leading individuals

Gina Cass-Gottlieb - Gilbert + Tobin

Within: Competition and trade

Gilbert + Tobin ‘is a clear standout’ in the competition sphere, possessing ‘technical expertise and great depth’. Luke Woodward ‘has a good understanding of ACCC processes’; he jointly leads the practice with Elizabeth Avery, who ‘quickly grasps key commercial and competition issues’. Woodward and the ‘extremely strategic’, ‘clear and conciseGina Cass-Gottlieb advised Tabcorp on its merger Tatts. Clearance was initially blocked by the ACCC and required over 70 lay witnesses and seven economic experts at two tribunal hearings. In addition to contentious merger clearances and acquisitions, the team excels at ACCC inquiries and represented K-Line in one of Australia’s first criminal cartel prosecutions. Sydney-based Charles Coorey ‘understands the business and legal requirements and provides practical legal advice’.

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