G+T’s Competition + Regulation group is expanding its market-leading practice by four internal promotions at senior levels.
Susan Jones is the newest G+T partner to join the partnership. Since joining G+T in 2019 as Special Counsel, Susan has delivered fantastic results for her clients and contributed to the growth of our C+R practice in Melbourne. Her extensive experience in multijurisdictional matters, pharmaceuticals and healthcare includes over 10 years in house as global head of antitrust for Novartis.
“It is an exciting time to be a partner in the Competition + Regulation group. I’m looking forward to building on the success and international reputation of the team.” Said Susan.
Rebecca Dollisson, Tanya Macdonald and Amelia McKellar have also been promoted to join the Competition + Regulation team’s senior cohort as Special Counsel, a testament to their technical excellence, drive and leadership enabling them to make significant contribution to the management of the group and the firm.
Elizabeth Avery, G+T Competition + Regulation Group Head, commented “we are thrilled to promote Susan, Rebecca, Tanya and Amelia. Susan’s inhouse experience with a deep understanding of the pharmaceutical industry provides significant additional capabilities to our team. It is a testament to the depth and strength of our team that we continue to make promotions, recognising the need for a strong senior leadership team to support our market leading practice".
She further commented that “the group aims to foster a culture that recognises excellence and the importance of the highest level team management capabilities”. The promotions “build on an enviable collection of leading talent and technical expertise. It rounds up a great year for the team."
Gilbert + Tobin’s Competition + Regulation Group is the pre-eminent competition practice in Australia. They are known for achieving outstanding commercial results, through innovative solutions and perseverance even when previous applications for transaction clearance or dispute settlement have failed. Over many years, the team is consistently ranked as an “Elite” firm in the GCR100, Band 1 for Competition/Antitrust - Australia (Chambers Asia-Pacific 2021) and Tier 1 for Competition + Trade - Australia (Legal 500 2021). The team was also recently award “Law Firm of the Year – Competition” in Best Lawyers 2022.