Competition & Consumer Law

Effective management of these risks in the constantly evolving regulatory landscape in Australia requires a detailed understanding of relevant compliance obligations and requirements and the skills to develop and implement practical solutions for individual businesses.

At Prestige Legal & Corporate Services we have the detailed technical knowledge and demonstrated practical skills to assist our clients in identifying relevant issues that may arise in this area and developing effective strategies for negotiating with regulatory bodies such as the Department of Fair Trading (DFT) (or equivalent) in each State or Territory, and the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC).

Our knowledge of a diverse range industries and sectors is also a significant benefit for our clients.

Our services in competition law and consumer law include:

advice on all aspects of State and Territory fair trading laws and Commonwealth competition and consumer legislation

advice on the application of competition law to contracts and other commercial agreements

advising on advertising and marketing compliance

advising and representing clients in product recall situations

advice on the competition law aspects of mergers and acquisitions including submissions to the ACCC for formal and informal clearance

development of compliance programs including assistance where required in the implementation of these initiatives

practical and strategic advice in responding to and dealing with the DFT or ACCC and other regulatory bodies

representation before the ACCC including the preparation and submission of applications for authorisation and notification advice and representation of clients in ACCC investigations and in applications for immunity

  • Skiold is a long-standing Danish company headquartered in Denmark and with operations globally. When our company made a decision to acquire interests in an Australian based entity we needed expert Australian legal advice and representation to assist us with the transaction.
    Martin Gadensgaard, Chief Financial Controller, Denmark Read More
  • Robert, Thank you for your assistance in our recent transaction in selling our Group of Businesses. You and your team made the process seamless and more importantly you took the stress out of the situation.
    Janet and Robert Hamilton, Directors, Brisbane Read More
  • Over a matter of years whilst using Prestige Legal & Corporate Services we have found them to be very responsive and effective in delivering the information and advice we required.
    Andy Panes, Director of Education, Gold Coast Read More

For specialised and expert legal advice and representation in the area of competition law and consumer law, contact us or enquire now today.