Jennifer Barron

Jennifer Barron
L35, Tower Two, International Towers Sydney
200 Barangaroo Avenue
NSW 2000
+61 2 9263 4063


Who's Who Legal Competition: Future Leaders - Non Partners

Jennifer is a special counsel in Gilbert + Tobin’s competition and regulation group.

Jennifer has extensive experience in commercial, regulatory and enforcement matters. Her experience includes assisting clients in relation to competition law aspects of commercial transactions, merger clearance work, advising clients in relation to trade practices and regulatory litigation, assisting clients in relation to ACCC investigations and advising on regulatory issues. Jennifer is sought out for her careful and analytical approach, which takes account of clients’ commercial needs and broader strategies. Jennifer has broad experience working on complex transactions in public and private sectors. She has advised on transactions requiring stakeholder consultation and legislative reform.

Jennifer has particular interest in the energy industry, having advised a number of major players in relation to merger clearance, regulatory investigations and specialist compliance training workshops. Energy industry clients recognise her sophisticated understanding of their commercial drivers and underlying industry economics and competitive dynamics.

Jennifer is recognised as a leading lawyer in Australia by external peer and client surveys including Best Lawyers and Who’s Who Legal, as a rising star in Euromoney’s Expert Guide (LMG Rising Star, 2017) and Doyle’s Guide.

Jennifer has qualifications in arts (German) and law from the University of Sydney. While at university, Jennifer received a number of academic distinctions, including first class honours in law and the Christopher Hodgekiss Prize for Competition Law. In 2008, Jennifer attended a course in industrial organisation and competition policy at the London School of Economics.

WWL says: Sources applaud Jennifer Barron's "great depth great depth of knowledge in Australia’s competition law matters", calling her "extremely practical and proactive".

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

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