Competition and Consumer Law

We provide competition and consumer law advice to clients in a range of industries including fashion, food and beverage, hospitality, retail, advertising and design, franchising, product distribution and manufacturing. We advise on:

  • Anticompetitive conduct including:
    • Cartel conduct
    • Exclusive dealing
    • Anticompetitive agreements
    • Retail price maintenance
  • Unfair standard form contract terms
  • Warranties and consumer guarantees
  • Product liability issues
  • Misleading and deceptive conduct
  • ACCC notification and authorisation

We advise manufacturers and distributors in relation to their liability under the Australian Consumer Law and assist in preparation and negotiation of distribution and supply agreements.

We assist clients with preparation of compliant trading terms and conditions and warranty documents.

We advise clients in a range of sectors on the application of laws prohibiting unfair contract terms in standard form contracts.

We assist advertising and marketing agencies and their clients with legal issues related to content and compliance with trade promotions laws.

We are a long-standing Gold sponsor of the Adelaide Advertising and Design Club Inc.