Mr. Guirguis advises clients on all aspects of antitrust/competition law as well as consumer law.
He has a wealth of experience advising clients on merger clearance, joint ventures and on supply chain arrangements between suppliers and customers.
Mr. Guirguis regularly advises on, and responds to, regulatory investigations by the Australian Competition & Consumer Commission (ACCC) alleging cartel conduct (price fixing, market sharing or bid rigging), including making immunity and leniency applications, competitor interactions at Industry Associations, as well as on other anti-competitive allegations such as misuse of market power, exclusivities, including defending litigation commenced by the ACCC.
He also counsels clients on the Australian Consumer Law, including advertising and sales and marketing practices and compliance programs and audits.
Mr. Guirguis has acted for clients across a range of industries including petroleum, oil and gas, property and construction, financial services, packaging, IT, retail, including food and fast moving consumer goods (FMCG) and pharmaceutical.
Prior to joining K&L Gates Mr. Guirguis was a partner of two national Australian firms for a period of 16 years. He was also a senior officer in both the Mergers Branch and Enforcement branches of the ACCC
Investigations, Litigation and Advisory
Compliance Program Rollout and Training