Gilbert + Tobin’s market-leading expertise in competition and anti-trust law has again been recognised, with Partner Gina Cass-Gottlieb taking out Dealmaker of the Year at the 2017 Lawyers Weekly Women in Law Awards.

The award reflects Gina’s reputation as the leading Competition and Anti-trust lawyer in Australia, having advised on some of the largest, most contentious and complex merger clearance matters for acquisitions and joint ventures in Australia and New Zealand. 

Gilbert + Tobin Managing Partner, Danny Gilbert said the award was a fitting recognition of Gina’s creativity and perseverance in achieving successful commercial results and the firm’s track-record as the pre-eminent competition practice in Australia.

“Our Competition and Regulation Practice continues to set the standard for high-stakes transactions and litigation for our clients. Our Competition Team has had yet another outstanding year as the go-to competition practice for some of Australia’s biggest corporate deals and disputes and we are all very proud to see Gina take home this much-deserved honour.”

“In addition to her success leading complex and cutting-edge work, Gina continues to support and champion G+T’s commitment to increase our representation of female partners and is a fantastic role model for talented women both within our firm and the wider legal profession," added Danny.

Gina leads Gilbert + Tobin’s work in obtaining or opposing competition clearances for mergers and joint ventures in Australia and New Zealand. Gina also specialises in economic regulatory advice and representing clients before the ACCC, NZCC, ASIC, ACMA and other regulators.

Gina is consistently ranked as one of Australia’s leading competition and regulatory lawyers by Chambers Asia Pacific, Legal 500 Asia Pacific, International Who’s Who of Competition Lawyers and Best Lawyers. Since 2010 Gina has been ranked as a ’Star Individual’ for Competition and Antitrust by Chambers Asia Pacific.


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