Aldo is a competition and dispute resolution lawyer with over 30 years’ experience advising on competition and consumer protection law including dealings with the ACCC.
He was the principal trade practices adviser to Qantas for decades, advising on key competition issues as, and when, they arose, he continues to play a role in advising Qantas. He also played a major role as the competition law adviser to the Sydney Organising Committee for the Olympic Games, including gaining Trade Practices Act (now Competition and Consumer Act) legislative exemptions, and advising on competition and compliance aspects of major sponsorship agreements.
Aldo is ranked as a Band 1 Competition lawyer in Chambers Asia-Pacific 2023 with "extensive knowledge" in this practice area, and is described by sources as a "friendly, courteous and trusted adviser.” He is also recognised as a leading Competition lawyer by Best Lawyers Australia (2009-2022).
Defended competition and restraint of trade challenge to rules.
Ongoing general competition and commercial advisor.
Ongoing advisor on competition matters and related areas.
Ongoing principal trade practices advisor and relationship partner on global competition issues.
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