is the head of MinterEllison's Mergers Unit, and specialises in competition law with a commercial focus. His expertise includes merger clearances, authorisations and notifications, third party access, economic regulation and consumer protection advice. He develops clearance strategies for complex transactions and assists clients to defend investigations into cartels and other prohibited practices. Geoff has extensive experience across a range of diverse industry sectors including: financial services, telecommunications, aviation, ports, energy, gambling, agribusiness, health services, manufacturing and infrastructure. He is Chair of the Competition and Consumer Law Committee of the Law Council of Australia.