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Jennifer Dean

Special Counsel

DEAN Jennifer LARGE

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Jennifer is a highly regarded competition and regulatory lawyer whose practice has a strong technology and infrastructure focus. She advises clients on sector-specific regulation, economic regulation and competition and consumer law issues across a range of sectors including telecommunications, media, information technology, ports and rail.

She assists clients to navigate ACCC merger clearance processes, responses to ACCC inquiries and investigations, anti-competitive conduct issues, joint ventures and consumer law issues. She also has significant expertise in the operation of national and state-based access regimes.

Jennifer is a board member of the Communications and Media Law Association.

Key deals

CBS

Advised CBS on competition law and other regulatory aspects of its acquisition of Ten Network Holdings.

Vodafone Hutchison Australia

Advised VHA on competition law aspects of its joint venture with Optus.

Essential Services Commission (Vic)

Advised on the implementation of economic regulation associated with the privatisation of the Port of Melbourne.

Network TEN

Advised in relation to commercial and regulatory aspects of a dispute with its broadcast transmission services provider (a joint venture between Seven, Nine and Ten).

Vodafone Hutchison Australia

Advised on the re-declarations of transmission and mobile terminating access, and the final access determination inquiries in relation to those services.