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Professor Brent Fisse

Principal, Brent Fisse Lawyers

 

Relevant qualifications

  • Bachelors Degree in Law (Canterbury Uni)
  • Masters of Laws (Adelaide Uni)

 

Relevant work history

  • 2005-current - Brent Fisse Lawyers
  • Current - Adjunct Professor of Law, University of Sydney
  • Senior Fellow, Melbourne Law School
  • Adjunct Professor of Law, La Trobe University
  • 1995-2004 - Partner, Gilbert + Tobin (practised mainly in trade practices and competition law and telecommunications regulation)

  • 1993-1995 - Consultant, Gilbert + Tobin
  • 1985-1995 - University of Sydney (Professor of law)
  • 1964-1985 - University of Adelaide Law School
  • 1984 - Mitchell Distinguished Visiting Professor, Trinity University, San Antonio
  • 1981-1982 - Research Professor, University of Delaware
  • 1968-1969 - Bicentennial Fellow, University of Pennsylvania

 

Relevant memberships and Affiliations

  • Member, American Bar Association Antitrust Section
  • Member, SIMA
  • Member, Law Council of Australia’s Trade Practices Committee.

 

Law reform and consultancies

  • Assisted various law reform agencies
    • 1973-1974 - SA Penal Methods Reform Committee (consultant)
    • 1974 - Australian Law Reform Commission, Powers of Criminal Investigation (consultant)
    • 1990-1997 - NSW Law Reform Commission (part-time Commissioner)
    • 1994 - Australian Law Reform Commission, Compliance with the Trade Practices Act (Commissioner part-time)
    • 2002 - Australian Law Reform Commission, Principled Regulation: Civil and Administrative Penalties in Australian Federal Regulation (member, Advisory Committee))
  • 1974-1975 - consultant to the Attorney-General’s Department (Federal Criminal Code project)
  • 1997-1998 and 2005-2006 - member of the drafting committee for AS 3806 Compliance Programs
  • Current - Consultant, Aegis Consulting group (Special Counsel, Competition Law and Policy)

 

Competition law publications

 

Submissions to inquiries