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November 4, 2021 | 11:00 AM - 12:15 PM AEDT

Virtual Event |

Baker McKenzie

Members: $0
Non-members: Member Only Event
Substantive Law

Overview (Program Summary)

In this session Baker McKenzie Partners, Lynsey Edgar and Anne Petterd will:

•    Provide a refresher on key Australian Consumer Law considerations: unfair contract terms, consumer guarantees and misleading conduct
•    Highlight lessons learned on unfair contracts
•    Look forward at the ACCC's push for a prohibition on unfair business practices


Lynsey Edgar

Lynsey Edgar, Partner

Lynsey Edgar is a partner in the Sydney Dispute Resolution team, specialising in competition and consumer law. She is a member of the Law Council of Australia's Competition and Consumer Committee, and is recognised in Legal500 (Competition and Trade, 2021), where she is described as being "able to deliver clear, considered and succinct advice without unnecessary legal complexities".

Lynsey is part of Baker McKenzie's Global Antitrust & Competition practice which is ranked No. 3 in the world in Global Competition Review's 2021 Global Elite list of premier competition practices.


Anne Petterd

Anne Petterd, Partner

Anne has been with Baker McKenzie since 2001. Prior to that, she spent four years with the Australian Attorney-General's Department/Australian Government Solicitor mostly working on large IT projects.

In her time at Baker McKenzie, Anne has spent 18 months working in London (2007-2008) and more recently three years working in Singapore (2017-2020).


*Competitor Exclusion – ACC Australia Partner’s may request that representative/s of a competitor organisation/s registered for the event be excluded, and ACC Australia reserves the right to make the final decision as to whether a registration is rejected. As a guide, a competitor organisation could be defined as a rival organisation of similar size to the host  Corporate Partner, with an established practice, product or service in the area being showcased by the Corporate Partner’s at the event. Please provide a brief statement as to why you have deemed an organisation to be a competitor, in support of any request to ACC Australia to reject a registration.

*Please note this is a members only event. 


Credits: 1.25 CPD point
Category: Substantive Law and procedural law

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