Andrew McClelland QC has extensive experience as an adviser and trial advocate in superior courts and tribunals. He has assisted clients to resolve a wide range of commercial matters, including matters involving:
· competition and consumer law
· contractual disputes
· corporations law
· property law
· administrative law
· insurance law
· trusts and other equitable obligations.
Andrew is a leading practitioner in competition law and economic regulatory matters. He has acted both for and against regulators in proceedings involving alleged antitrust/restrictive trade practices (including cartels), mergers, civil penalty proceedings for contraventions of the Australian Consumer Law, and the regulation of the electricity, gas and telecommunications industries.
Andrew also has expertise in representing directors and corporate clients in class actions and associated regulatory investigations by ASIC. Those matters include proceedings concerning some of Australia’s largest corporate collapses, including the Great Southern, Willmott, Timbercorp and Banksia proceedings.
Andrew is a nationally accredited mediator.
Before coming to the Bar, Andrew completed his articles and worked as a solicitor at Mallesons Stephen Jaques (now King & Wood Mallesons).