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September 8, 2020 | 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM AEST

Baker McKenzie
and ACC Australia 

Substantive Law

Overview (Program Summary)

Baker McKenzie and ACC Australia invite you to a discussion covering hot topics in competition law, including:

  • the impact of COVID-19;
  • criminal cartel investigations; and
  • trends in penalties.

Partners Lynsey Edgar and Helen Joyce will discuss the latest case examples and offer practical risk management strategies for in-house counsel.

Please note: If your company/organisation is deemed to be a competitor of the host organisation for this event, you may be excluded from attending this event. If you believe there may be a conflict or are uncertain, please enquire with ACC Australia.

Registrations for this event are being managed by Baker McKenzie directly.

Interest Area(s): Commercial and Contracts


Lynsey Edgar, Partner - Baker McKenzie

Lynsey Edgar is a partner in Baker McKenzie's Sydney office, specialising in competition and consumer law.  She has a reputation for combining technical excellence with strategic commercial advice.

Lynsey primarily assists clients with matters arising under the Competition and Consumer Act.  She advises on anticompetitive conduct, merger clearance, distribution arrangements, and the impact of competition/antitrust law on various commercial activities.

Lynsey also advises on consumer issues including misleading and deceptive conduct, consumer guarantees, and compliance with the Australian Consumer Law. She is experienced in representing clients facing investigations by regulators, particularly the ACCC, and acts for clients in competition and consumer litigation.

Helen Joyce, Partner - Baker McKenzie

Helen Joyce is a member of Baker McKenzie’s Dispute Resolution Practice Group. She joined the Firm as senior associate in 2010. Prior to this, Helen spent nine years working at Devonshires Solicitors in London, where she attained partnership. Helen is recognised in the 2018 edition of The Legal 500 for Competition and Trade (Australia).

Helen has extensive commercial litigation experience, advising clients on a broad range of matters including complex contractual disputes, competition, white collar fraud and regulatory investigations, and schemes of arrangement. In addition to her skills as a litigator, Helen has extensive experience representing clients in formal and informal negotiations and other forms of alternative dispute resolution including mediation and arbitration.


Credits: 1 Point
Category: Substantive Law/Legal Knowledge

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