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Peta Stevenson

Partner, King&Wood Mallsons (Sydney)



  • Master of Laws (Hons 1) University of Cambridge (2002) (focus on competition law and dispute resolution)
  • Bachelor of Laws (Honours) Australian National University (1998)
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours) Australian National University (1996)


Work history

2014 - Present Partner, Dispute Resolution Team, King&Wood Mallesons (Sydney)
Specialising in competition litigation
1999-2014 Solicitor, Senior Associate and Special Counsel, King&Wood Mallesons



  • Competition and Consumer Committee, Business Law Section, Law Council of Australia
  • Business Law Committee (Trade Practices), Law Society of NSW


Competition law publications

Book chapters and reports

  • 'Australia - Cartels' in Global Legal Insights (3rd edn, 2015) (with Wayne Leach and Sharon Henrick)
  • 'Australia' in International Comparative Legal Guide: Competition Litigation (Global Legal Group (2013) (with Trish Henry)
  • 'Australia' in The Private Competition Enforcement Review (Legal Business Research, 2010, 2011 and 2012), (with Trish Henry and Domenic Gatto)
  • Class Actions in Australia: The Year in Review (2011, 2012, 2013) (co-author)

Conference papers

  • 'Purity but at what price: the application of Barbaro principles to pecuniary penalty proceedings' (Competition Law Conference, Sydney, 30 May 2015) (with Peter Renehan)


Competition law notes/opinions