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The Hon Justice Alan Goldberg AO

Federal Court of Australia (retired 2010)
Australian Competition Tribunal (former President)

Qualifications | Work History | Academic positions | Relevant judgments | Relevant cases as counsel | Relevant speeches and publications | Other


Relevant education, qualifications and honours

  • Scotch College, Melbourne
  • LLB (Hons) University of Melbourne (1962)
  • LLM Yale (1963) (Fulbright travel fellowship and scholarship
  • Queen's Counsel (1978)
  • Officer of the Order of Australia (2005) (AO) For service to the judiciary, particularly in the areas of competition law and equity,
    and to the community as a contributor to debate on human rights and civil liberties and as a supporter of the arts.


Relevant work history


Academic appointments

  • Taught at the Monash Law School and at Melbourne from 1985


Relevant judgments

  • ACCC v Dermalogica Pty Ltd [2005] FCA 152; (2005) 215 ALR 482
    Resale price maintenance - Attempt to prevent discounting - threatened non-supply. Penalty of $250,000 imposed.
  • ACCC v Australian Safeway Stores Pty Ltd (No 3) [2001] FCA 1861
    Substantial lessening of comeptition, exclusive dealing, RPM, misuse of market power


Relevant cases as counsel

Prior to taking judicial office, Justice Goldberg acted as counsel in some significant competition law cases, including:


Relevant speeches and publications

  • Forthcoming