Strategic Research Sponsor of the American Bar Association's Section of International LawThe Queen's Award for Enterpise 2012

James Mellsop

James Mellsop
Office:
Level 18
151 Queen Street
1010
City:
Auckland
Country:
New Zealand
Tel:
+64 9 928 3290
Fax:
+64 9 928 3289

Biography:

Who's Who Legal Consulting Experts: Economic Consulting - Competition Economists

James Mellsop specialises in the application of economic analysis to legal issues in New Zealand and Australia. He focuses on competition, regulation, contractual disputes, damages, fair trading, tax, and resource management.

Mr Mellsop’s experience includes analysing the economic implications of mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and other contracts, as well as market behaviour and regulatory interventions in a variety of sectors and industries, including media, telecommunications, electricity, gas, water, mining, postal services, health, retail, supermarkets, transport, manufacturing, agriculture, software, building products, banking and finance, ports, airports, and waste. He has also analysed and quantified the economic and environmental effects of resource management decisions and damages resulting from breach of contract, collusion, and misrepresentation.

Mr Mellsop has provided expert evidence before the Australian Competition Tribunal, the New Zealand High Court, the New Zealand Environment Court, the New Zealand Commerce Commission, Resource Management Act Commissioners, and before arbitrators. He has worked on projects in New Zealand, Australia, and Asia, and he has been engaged by both the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission and the New Zealand Commerce Commission.

Prior to joining NERA in 2008, Mr Mellsop directed the New Zealand competition practice of another international economics consultancy. In addition, he worked for the New Zealand Treasury on microeconomic policy issues, particularly competition, regulatory, and telecommunications policy. From 1992 to 1996, Mr Mellsop worked as a lawyer for Bell Gully, with a focus on competition, corporate, and oil and gas law.

WWL says: James Mellsop is a prominent fixture in the Asia-Pacific market with experience testifying before both the New Zealand and Australian courts and regulatory bodies.

This biography is an extract from Who's Who Legal: Consulting Experts which can be purchased from our Shop.

Other Practice Areas:

Follow us on LinkedIn

Practice Areas

Firms

Browse Firms

Search Firms

The Who's Who Legal 100

Awards

News & Features

Special Reports

Events

Shop

About Us

It is not possible to buy entry into any Who's Who Legal publication

Nominees have been selected based upon comprehensive, independent survey work with both general counsel and private practice lawyers worldwide. Only specialists who have met independent international research criteria are listed.

Copyright © 2017 Law Business Research Ltd. All rights reserved. | http://www.lbresearch.com

87 Lancaster Road, London, W11 1QQ, UK | Tel: +44 20 7908 1180 / Fax: +44 207 229 6910

http://www.whoswholegal.com | editorial@whoswholegal.com

Law Business Research Ltd

87 Lancaster Road, London
W11 1QQ, UK