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Jodi Gray

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With over 16 years’ experience in Australia, the United Kingdom and France, Jodi advises clients on a broad range of competition law matters, including global merger clearances, competition and consumer law advice and investigations, market studies and inquiries, access to infrastructure and industry specific regimes, and anti-dumping investigations.

Her practice extends across numerous industry sectors, including digital platforms, telecommunications, financial services, infrastructure, agriculture, mining, energy, education and fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG).

Jodi has extensive experience managing ACCC investigations, multi-jurisdictional merger filings and clients’ involvement in industry-specific regulatory processes.

Jodi is a member of the Competition and Consumer Committee of the Law Society Council.

Key deals

Google

Acted for Google on its acquisition of Fitbit.

Glencore

Acted for Glencore on the acquisition of a 49% interest in the HVO joint venture and its acquisition of an interest in the Hail Creek Joint Venture.

First Data Corporation

Acted for First Data Corporation on the sale of its ATM business to DC Payments.

ACCC inquiries

  • Acted for Facebook in the ACCC’s Digital Platforms Inquiry and Ad Tech Inquiry
  • Acted for SEA Gas in the ACCC’s Gas Inquiry.

Access to infrastructure

  • Acted for Viterra in its application for exemption under the Port Terminal Wheat Code for each of its bulk grain export port terminals in South Australia.
  • Acted for Telstra on the declaration of, and making of access determinations, for fixed line services, the domestic transmission capacity service and the mobile terminating access service.
  • Advised Port Waratah Coal Services on its capacity allocation systems at the Port of Newcastle.
  • Advising a variety of infrastructure clients on Part IIIA access.

International trade

Acted for a major barley exporter in regard to China’s investigation into whether Australian producers and exporters supplied barley to China in contravention of anti-dumping laws.

Agriculture

Advised SunRice on the NSW Department of Primary Industries’ Rice review of vesting arrangements.