Elizabeth Avery is a partner in Gilbert + Tobin’s competition and regulation group. Her practice includes advising on enforcement litigation and investigations, merger clearances and ongoing strategic and operational advisory work.
Having practised in New York, she brings a breadth and depth of perspectives to her advice, across a broad range of industries. She was the lead lawyer advising Anheuser-Busch InBev NV/SA (ABI) in successfully obtaining unconditional Australian merger clearance for the proposed global merger with SABMiller, the largest beer merger in history and one of the largest corporate takeovers ever.
She has a particular focus on multi-jurisdictional and financial services matters, advising a range of participants on transactions, investigations and strategic initiatives. Elizabeth advised on the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) Inquiry into Residential Mortgage Pricing, the Productivity Commission’s Inquiry into Competition in Financial Services and currently represents K-Line in the first group of criminal cartel prosecutions in Australia.