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Michael O'Bryan SC

Senior Counsel, Chancery Chambers
Member, Competition Policy Review Panel

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Relevant qualifications and honours

  • LLB Melbourne University (1985)
  • BSc Melbourne University (1985)
  • Admitted to practice 1987
  • Signed bar roll 2002
  • Appointed Senior Counsel 2011

 

Relevant work history, committee involvement and other experience

  • 2014 - Member, Competition Policy Review Panel
  • 2011-current - Senior Counsel
  • 2002-2011 - Barrister
  • 1992-2002 - Partner, Minter Ellison (competition law group)
  • 1988-1990 - Solicitor, Simmons & Simmons (London)
  • 1986 - Commenced articles, Minter Ellison

 

Relevant memberships and Affiliations

  • Member and Past Chairman of the Trade Practices Committee of the Law Council of Australia

 

Competition law publications

  • 'Refusal to License Intellectual Property Under the Australian Trade Practices Act' (May 1992), Patent World
  • 'Section 46: Law Or Economics?' (1993) 1 CCLJ
  • 'Access Pricing: Law before Economics?' (1996) 4 CCLJ
  • 'Section 46: Legal and Economic Principles and Reasoning in Melway and Boral' (2001) 8 CCLJ