Lucy's focus is on competition/antitrust law.
Lucy has extensive experience advising domestic and
international clients spanning the UK, Europe and Australia, having worked in
the competition departments of both Slaughter and May in London and Mallesons
Stephen Jacques (now King & Wood Mallesons) in Sydney.
Lucy has an
extensive range of experience advising on cartel investigations and merger
clearances before the New Zealand Commerce Commission, Australian Competition
and Consumer Commission, United Kingdom Office of Fair Trading and Competition
Commission (now the Competition and Markets Authority) and the European
Commission. She has also assisted with multijurisdictional merger clearances
and antitrust investigations in New Zealand, Australia and the UK.
Lucy is recognised as a leading lawyer in Chambers Asia Pacific 2020, and as a next generation lawyer in Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2019.
Lucy has advised:
- Z Energy on its acquisition of Chevron New Zealand's downstream business (including its Caltex service station network)
Expedia on its successful application for Commerce Commission clearance of its global acquisition of Wotif
Boral on its successful application for Commerce Commission clearance of its global joint venture with USG Corporation
on Commerce Commission investigations of cartel and other anti-competitive conduct, and consumer protection issues, including advising Bayleys on the Commission's recent real estate cartel investigation, and
a variety of offshore and New Zealand clients on their everyday competition and consumer protection law issues.