Ross heads the firm’s competition and regulatory practice. He is a competition and regulatory lawyer, with 25 years of specialist experience in competition law and the regulation of telecommunications. His principal areas of expertise include all aspects of competition law, telecommunications law, and competition policy initiatives.

He was a partner at Rudd Watts and Stone (now Minter Ellison Rudd Watts) between 1989 and 1998, and at Minter Ellison (Sydney) from 1998 to 2007, where he headed Minter Ellison’s competition and regulation practice.

Ross returned to Minter Ellison Rudd Watts in 2013 following his role as New Zealand Telecommunications Commissioner, and was a member of the Commerce Commission between 2007 and 2012.

He has a PhD in competition law, and has published many articles on competition and telecommunications issues.