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Roger Featherston

ACCC Commissioner

 

Relevant qualifications and honours

  • Bachelor of Laws (Hons), Australian National University (1974)
  • Bachelor of Economics, Australian National University (1974)
  • Ranked Band 1 in Competition/Antirust by Chambers Global Guide 2009
  • Nominated a 'leading individual' in Competition by APL 500 (2008-09)
  • Nominated a 'leading individual' in Competition by PLC Which Lawyer (2008/09).

 

Relevant work history and Committee involvement

  • Commissioner, ACCC (since June 2014)
  • Special Counsel, Legal Group, Legal & Economic Division, ACCC
  • 2005 - 2014: Partner, Mallesons Stephen Jaques, Melbourne
  • 1986 - 2005: Partner, Mallesons Stephen Jaques, Sydney
  • 1980: Solicitor, Mallesons Stephen Jaques, Sydney
  • 1974 - 1979: Solicitor, Commonwealth Attorney-General’s Department , Canberra - acting for the Trade Practices Commission
  • Former Chairman, Business Law Section, Law Council of Australia
  • Former Chairman of the Trade Practices Committee of the Business Law Section

 

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