Liza Carver

Liza Carver
ANZ Tower 161 Castlereagh Street
NSW 2000
+61 2 9225 5000


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Liza Carver is the regional head of practice of Herbert Smith Freehills' competition, regulation and trade group in Australia. She has over 20 years' experience and has been involved in a significant number of landmark competition and regulatory cases in Australia. Liza specialises in all aspects of Australian competition law, including merger control, cartels, market investigations and strategic advice. She advises clients across a broad range of sectors including energy, transport and infrastructure, and media and telecoms.

Liza also has particular experience in securing merger approvals in contentious matters where the Australian Competition & Consumer Commission (ACCC) has opposed transactions (2004 Federal Court: ACCC & Loy Yang Power, 2014 Competition Tribunal AGL & Macquarie Generation)

Liza is also a leading practitioner in the field of economic regulation and on contentious regulatory matters particularly in relation to transport, energy, telecoms and media. Her matters are often complex and invariably involve highly technical expert evidence. Liza has represented many clients in more than a dozen access and related economic regulatory cases in the Australian Competition Tribunal and Federal Court over a 20-year period under the national access regime, national energy laws and the telecommunications access regime.

Between 2005 and 2008 Liza was a commissioner with the Australian Energy Markets Commission.

WWL says: Liza Carver is a go-to name on competition regulatory and trade matters in the Australian market, where she has over 25 years' experience.

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