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Jessica Mandla

Fax +61.2.9513.2399

Ms. Mandla is a lawyer in the Antitrust, Competition and Trade Regulation group. She has experience advising on issues arising under the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 and the Australian Consumer Law (ACL). In particular, Ms. Mandla represents clients in dealings with regulators including the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) and the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC).

Ms. Mandla also has experience working in the firm's Intellectual Property and Finance groups, where she worked on pharma litigation and transactional matters.

Professional Background

Prior to joining K&L Gates, Ms. Mandla worked in an in-house legal team in a global pharmaceutical company.

Professional/Civic Activities

  • Law Society of New South Wales member
  • Representing clients in ACCC and ASIC investigations. 
  • Advising on cartel conduct and the immunity process. 
  • Assisting clients to obtain merger clearance from the ACCC. 
  • Assisting clients to make submissions as interested parties to the ACCC on proposed mergers and acquisitions. 
  • Advising a shopping centre owner on misleading, deceptive and unconscionable conduct issues. 
  • Advising an overseas individual on jurisdiction issues relating to a cartel investigation in Australia. 
  • Assisting to implement compliance programs under the Competition and Consumer Act 2010.