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Dr Katharine Kemp

Lecturer, Faculty of Law, University of New South Wales

Relevant qualifications

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LLB (Hons) (Qld)

LLM (Stellenbosch)

Misuse of Market Power: Rationale and Reform


Relevant work history and committee involvement

Image of briefcaseLead researcher (with Rod Nicholls)
Research stream on Data as a Source of Market Power, The Allens Hub For Technology, Law & Innovation (UNSW Law) (2018-)

Member, Centre for Law, Markets and Regulation

Garth Nettheim Doctoral Teaching Fellow (2015)

Sessional lecturer, Stellenbosch University (2006-2008)

Called to the Bar 2001

Solicitor, Allens
(Brisbane and Melbourne)

Associate to the Hon Justice Frybert, Supreme Court of Qld


Competition law publications


Kemp MMP coverMisuse of Market Power: Reform and Rationale
(Cambridge University Press, 2018)

Competition Law of South Africa (LexisNexis)
(co-author with Prof P J Sutherland) since 2005

Articles and research papers


Presentations (select)

Image of podiumKatharine Kemp, 'Substantial lessening of competition under the new section 46: will we know it when we see it?' (Competition Law Conference, Sydney, 25 May 2019)

'The Next Chapter in Australia's Misuse of Market Power Law: Killing the Tiger While it is Young' (Competition Law Conference, Sydney, 6 May 2017)

'Would the Harper Review’s ‘Effects Test’ for Section 46(1) Capture or Deter Procompetitive Conduct?' (Sydney Competition Law Discussion Forum, Sydney, 18 February 2016)

'Australia’s Rejection of an Effects-Based Test for Misuse of Market Power: Lone Genius or Outdated Anomaly?' (Centre for Law, Markets and Regulation Symposium, UNSW Law, 19 November 2015)

'The Struggle for the Soul of Australia's First Competition Statute' (33rd Annual Conference of the Australia and New Zealand Law and History Conference, Coffs Harbour, 11 December 2014)

'Is There Unilateral Anticompetitive Conduct which Section 46(1) Fails to Address?' (Sydney Competition Law Discussion Forum, Sydney, 21 August 2014)



PhD research topic

Australia's rejection of an effects-based test for misuse of market power - lone genius or outdated anomaly?

Supervisors: Prof Ross Buckley and Dr Rhonda Smith


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