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Ayman Guirguis

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2013

Ayman is the head of Corrs Competition and Regulatory Group.

He was formerly a senior officer of the ACCC, Legal Compliance Manager at Rail Access Corporation where he advised on competition, and in particular, rail access issues and was for 10 years a competition law partner at another major Australian firm.

Ayman advises on all aspects of competition law, particularly: 

+ the implications of mergers, joint ventures and arrangements between competitors:
+  arrangements with suppliers and customers; and

+ responding to investigations by the regulator (ACCC) alleging cartel conduct (price fixing/market sharing/bid rigging) including litigation commenced by the ACCC, as well as immunity and leniency applications as well as allegations of breaches of the Australian Consumer Law.

Chambers Global 2011 describes Ayman as a strong individual in competition law, recognised for his ability to "focus on the commercial realities of a matter and thoroughly understand clients' business." He provides “thorough and considered advice” – Chambers Global, 2009
Clients particularly value his strong ACCC background which "gives him a tremendous understanding of competition regulation" – Chambers Global, 2009.

Ayman is named as a leading individual for Competition/Antitrust in Chambers Asia Pacific, 2008-2013.

Ayman is an Australian NGA representative at the International Competition Network and is also a member of the American Bar Association Member, International Bar Association and Law Council of Australia's Competition and Consumer LawCommittee.

Office Location

Level 31
1 O'Connell Street
Sydney, NSW 2000

Practice Areas

Competition Law (Competition)