8 Banco barristers featured in Doyles Guide to Australia’s Leading Competition Law Barristers

15 September 2020

Banco Chambers congratulates its members for their strong showing in the 2020 edition of Doyles Guide to Australia's Leading Competition Law Barristers. Eight Banco Chambers barristers were featured across the listings in the Senior Counsel and Junior Counsel lists.

Banco Chambers' expertise in this area is well known, with multiple Banco barristers often appearing for the regulator as well as for some of Australia's largest corporations. Recent examples include Vodafone & TPG v ACCC (a multi billion dollar merger matter in which Ruth Higgins SC, Declan Roche, and Peter Strickland appeared for TPG, and Peter Brereton SC and Robert Yezerski appeared for Vodafone), ACCC v Pacific National & Aurizon (proceedings arising from a $200 million acquisition of QLD based rail assets now before the High Court of Australia in which Justin Gleeson SC appears for the regulator, Ruth Higgins SC appears for Pacific National, and Cameron Moore SC, Declan Roche, Anais d'Arville and Danielle Forrester appear for Aurizon), and ACCC v NSW Ports, a significant proceeding brought by the ACCC against NSW Ports alleging anti competitive conduct, which is listed for a 3 week hearing commencing October 2020 involving numerous Banco Barristers.

The barristers featured were:

Senior Counsel

  • Peter Brereton SC (preeminent) 
  • Justin Gleeson SC 
  • Ruth Higgins SC (preeminent)
  • Cameron Moore SC (preeminent)

Junior Counsel

  • Anais d'Arville
  • Declan Roche (preeminent) 
  • Peter Strickland
  • Robert Yezerski (preeminent)