Mr Ian Reynolds > Corrs Chambers Westgarth > Sydney, Australia > Lawyer Profile

Corrs Chambers Westgarth
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Work Department

Intellectual Property, Technology & Competition


Consultant (Admitted in Engl. & Wales, not admitted in Australia)


Ian Reynolds is a Consultant in the Competition & Regulatory Practice at Corrs Chambers Westgarth.

An international competition lawyer with a strong M&A focus, Ian has superior skills in project managing complex international mergers, cartel and other matters for a range of clients in many sectors and jurisdictions.

Ian provides competition support to Corporate and M&A teams on deal timing, structures and contractual documents.  He has significant experience in working on complex commercial arrangements, in particular in the M&A, joint venture and distribution contexts and substantial negotiation and advocacy experience with competition regulators and private parties.

Ian has an extremely detailed knowledge of worldwide regulatory regimes and procedures and substantial Australian experience working with some of Australia’s largest companies, and the ACCC.

Ian is qualified and admitted in England & Wales, and is not yet admitted in Australia.  

Lawyer Rankings

Australia > Competition and trade

(Rising stars)

Ian ReynoldsCorrs Chambers Westgarth

Recommended for its ‘consistency of skill, service and commerciality’, Corrs Chambers Westgarth brings together expertise in both competition and international trade law. Key areas of competition work include merger control, ACCC inquiries, cartel investigations. On the trade side, the team acts for state governments, industry associations and manufacturers on trade defence and trade remedies. Mark McCowan leads the competition team, while Andrew Korbel heads the trade department; the duo is based in Sydney, where special counsel and merger control specialist Ian Reynolds is also a key team member. The Melbourne-based group is also noted for its competition law expertise; newly promoted partner Alistair Newton and Craig Phillips are the standout practitioners.