Biography

Gina is a partner in Gilbert + Tobin’s Competition + Regulation group.

Gina is repeatedly sought out by clients to provide advice on complex and cutting edge work. She is known for achieving outstanding commercial results, through innovative solutions and perseverance even when previous applications for transaction clearance or dispute settlement have failed. 

Gina has advised on some of the largest, most contentious and complex merger clearance matters for acquisitions and joint ventures in Australia and New Zealand.

Gina has played critical and strategic roles for high profile clients under ACCC’s enforcement and regulatory investigations. 

Gina is also widely recognised as one of Australia’s leading advisors specialising in financial services regulatory advice and representing financial institutions and their industry associations before the ACCC, APRA, ASIC and AUSTRAC. Her expertise is evidenced by her re-appointment by the Commonwealth Treasurer to the Reserve Bank of Australia’s Payments System Board for a further five-year term (effective 1 August 2018).

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.

Gina was a Fulbright Scholar at UC Berkeley from 1986 - 87, majoring in US competition law, financial institutions regulation and securities regulation.

Gina is recognised in Bet-the-Company Litigation, Competition Law, Defamation and Media Law, Entertainment Law, Financial Institutions, Litigation, Regulatory Practice and Telecommunications Law categories.

Best Lawyers Australia 2020

Gina is recognised as a 'Global Leader' in Competition.

Who's Who Legal 2019

Gina has been ranked for nine consecutive years as a star individual in the Competition/Antitrust category.

Chambers Asia Pacific 2019

Gina awarded Lawyer of the Year - Regulatory Practice. 

Best Lawyers 2019

Gina is ranked as a leading individual in the Competition and Trade category.

Legal 500 Asia-Pacific 2018

Gina named Partner of the Year - Competition, Trade and Regulation.

Lawyers Weekly Awards 2018

Gina has been recognised as 'Dealmaker of the year.'

Lawyers' Weekly (Women in law) Awards 2017