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David Brewster

Legal Director, Coles


Relevant qualifications and honours

  • BCom (Economics major) (ANU)
  • LLB (First Class Hons) (ANU)
  • LLM (QUT)
  • Admitted to practise in Victoria, NSW and WA
  • Melbourne Competition Lawyer of the Year 2014 (Australian Financial Review's Best Lawyers 2014)


Relevant work history and committee involvement

  • Legal Director, Coles (Feb 2016 - present)
  • Partner, Allens Arthur Robinson (2003 - Jan 2016)
  • Worked with the ACCC for more than four years (including in the mergers and adjudication units) and as Assistant Director of the ACCC’s Queensland State office


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