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Expertise


Dwyer Harris provides a range of expertise in the general area of corporate and commercial law, but we focus on particular areas of practice. We also have connections with other specialist lawyers who collaborate with us. We can find those lawyers for you and integrate their services with ours, so you have seamless service delivery.

Antitrust and competition law


  • cartels
  • merger authorisations and notifications
  • unilateral conduct/abuse of market power
  • exclusive dealing and third line forcing
  • price signalling
  • joint ventures

Litigation and dispute resolution


  • commercial litigation
  • mediation
  • tribunal work
  • AAT and judicial review
  • ASIC delegate hearings
  • franchising disputes
  • FOS/COSL matters

Regulatory investigations and enforcement actions


  • ASIC
  • ACCC
  • APRA
  • Ombudsman
  • Royal Commissions
  • ICAC
  • internal investigations

Banking and financial services


  • AFSL and credit licensing
  • fintech
  • customer contracts and disclosure documentation
  • distribution and remuneration structures and agreements
  • advertising reviews
  • product design
  • regulatory compliance including NCCP Act, Privacy Act, AML/CTF Act, etc.
  • dispute resolution

Corporate and commercial


  • corporate governance
  • equity funding
  • shareholders agreements
  • managed investments
  • M&A
  • franchising

Market integrity


  • continuous disclosure
  • market manipulation
  • insider trading
  • market integrity and disciplinary rules

Class actions


  • securities/shareholder actions
  • antitrust/price fixing actions
  • financial services actions
  • representing large investors/purchasers in negotiated settlements or litigation

White collar crime


  • cartels
  • insider trading and market manipulation
  • anti-money laundering and anti-corruption
  • fraud
  • directors and officers matters
  • internal investigations

Privacy


  • customer consents and disclosures
  • privacy policies
  • advice on privacy breaches
  • Privacy Commissioner complaints
  • privacy audits

Consumer protection


  • Australian Consumer Law and ASIC Act requirements
  • customer contracts and disputes