Sharon principally advises clients on large-scale transactions and investigations which have a competition law application in Australia or the Asia-Pacific region.
She has represented clients before a range of competition agencies, including the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission, the New Zealand Commerce Commission and the Competition Commission of Singapore and has coordinated local counsels' dealings with the Korea Fair Trade Commission, the Japan Fair Trade Commission, the Indian Competition Commission, the Taiwan Fair Trade Commission and MOFCOM.
Her recent merger control experience includes acting for Nestlé on its acquisition of Pfizer's infant nutrition business, Citigroup and EMI on the sale of EMI to Universal and Sony, Glencore on its acquisition of Viterra and Lion on its acquisition of Little World Beverages.
Sharon represents clients involved in cartel and abuse of dominance investigations and co-ordinated British Airways' response across the Asia-Pacific to the air cargo investigation.
Sharon's clients include Nestlé, British Airways, BHP Billiton, Intel, Microsoft, Lion (a wholly owned subsidiary of Kirin), Luxottica, Cabcharge, Hanson (a wholly owned subsidiary of Heidelberg), the Gladstone Ports Corporation (one of the world's largest commodities export ports), Hancock and Och Ziff.
She is listed as a 'leading individual' in a number of directories, including those published by Global Competition Review, the Asia Pacific Legal 500, the International Financial Law Review and Chambers.
Sharon has presented papers on competition law at legal conferences in Australia, Asia and the Middle East. She is one of the lecturers for Sydney University's Masters of Laws.
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