Mr Richard Flitcroft > Corrs Chambers Westgarth > Sydney, Australia > Lawyer Profile
Corrs Chambers Westgarth Offices
8 CHIFLEY, 8-12 CHIFLEY SQUARE
SYDNEY, NSW 2000
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Mr Richard Flitcroft
Competition & Regulatory.
Richard Flitcroft is pragmatic and plain speaking, and knows what you need to do when the regulator calls. His expert knowledge delivers valuable insights to individuals and corporations.
Richard has worked closely with the major market regulators. He has helped clients in investigations by the ACCC, ASIC, the Australian Federal Police, the Australian Crime Commission, NSW ICAC, royal commissions and inquests.
These investigations have concerned anti-competitive conduct and arrangements, consumer protection, systemic financial market issues, insider trading, market disclosure, payments for influence and fraud by suppliers to Commonwealth businesses.
Richard has stood with clients during compulsory examinations and the execution of search warrants, He has advised them about the seizure of materials and the scope of compulsory notices/ warrants, and on legal privilege.
Richard deals with allegations of bribery and corruption. He has designed and managed independent internal investigations for clients, running alongside regulator investigations
In the competition and consumer protection arena, the ACCC turns to Richard for advice on investigations, and to run litigation. He has expertise in merger clearance, commercial supply and distribution arrangements, joint ventures and agreements between competitors.
He is also experienced in the court-based aspects of schemes of arrangements and shareholder activism.
Law Council of Australia’s Competition and Consumer Committee – Member American Bar Association – Anti-trust Section – Member International Bar Association – Antitrust Committee.
Top Tier Firm Rankings
- Data protection
- Dispute resolution: arbitration
- Dispute resolution: litigation
- IT and telecoms
- Real estate
- Banking and finance
- Competition and trade
- Corporate and M&A
- Dispute resolution: class actions
- Energy (transactions and regulatory)
- Environment and planning
- Financial services regulatory
- Intellectual property
- Labour and employment
- Media and entertainment
- Natural resources (transactions and regulatory)
- Project development
- Project finance
- Restructuring and insolvency
- White-collar crime
- Labour and employment: workplace health and safety (WHS)
- Capital markets