Ross Zaurrini is a partner in the competition and consumer protection team. In addition to experience in advising clients on mergers in a range of industries, he has extensive experience in competition litigation. He also has significant experience in litigating complex competition law issues against the ACCC, conducting civil litigation with respect to consumer protection claims and responding to ACCC investigations.

Mr Zaurrini’s experience includes acting for Australian Cooperative Foods Limited in successfully defending a prosecution by the ACCC for alleged price-fixing; acting for a major Australian medical products manufacturer in defending a prosecution by the ACCC for alleged misuse of market power and exclusive dealing; successfully defending two federal court proceedings for alleged third-line forcing in respect of its preferred supplier arrangements and alleged unconscionable conduct against a not-at-fault party; and acting for Samsung in civil litigation with Apple involving complex issues of patent and competition law.