Leading Silks

Nicholas de Young KCList G Barristers Thorough, dedicated and great advocate. One of the next generation of leading competition law silks.
Michael Hodge KC New Chambers and Level Twenty Seven Chambers ‘Extraordinarily bright and able to digest very large amounts of complex material in a short period of time, and refine to key issues and clever strategy. Very receptive and approachable, great to work with. Excellent on his feet, attentive to the bench - and a lethal cross-examiner.'

Leading Juniors

Kate AndersonYoung's List BarristersHighly intelligent. Good strategic thinker and very good advocacy skills.
Shipra Chordia - New Chambers 'Shipra is a pleasure to work with and is very diligent, responsive and accessible. She is a team player, gets into the detail and provides commercial advice.'
Daniel PrestonList G Barristers 'Quick to get across issues, flexible and willing to do the work required.'
Daniel Tynan - 12 Wentworth Selborne Chambers 'Provides direct and clear and confident advice.'

Competition in Australia Bar

Banco Chambers

Based in Sydney and prominent in the New South Wales commercial Bar, Banco Chambers features a covetable collection of competition counsel at both junior and senior level. Chambers is well represented in the high-profile and ongoing Epic Games v Google and Apple litigation, in which Epic Games alleges misuse of market power against both Google and Apple concerning the defendants’ app store platforms. Cameron Moore SC leads a team including Robert Yezerski for Google. Other notable cases include John Sheahan KC‘s work pursuing claims of misuse of market power and anti-competitive conduct against Mastercard for the ACCC, on which Higgins acts for the defence.

List G Barristers

Nicholas De Young KC and Daniel Preston are noted competition practitioners at well-regarded Melbourne commercial set List G Barristers. They boast experience across a range of competition matters, appearing before both the competition tribunal and the federal courts. Notable recent work includes ACCC v Sumo Power, in which De Young KC led Preston in defence of allegations of misleading and deceptive conduct. De Young KC and Preston also worked opposite each other in ACCC v Tasmanian Ports Corporation, the first prosecution under new misuse of market power provisions, which was resolved through undertakings before reaching court. Administration at the list is handled by CEO and senior clerk Jane King.