Profile

Full Name: Mr Zac de Kievit
Email: zac.dekievit@vicbar.com.au
Phone: +61 3 9225 6782
Mobile: +61 499 788 858
Chambers: Owen Dixon Chambers West
Room: 1722
Date of Admission: 18 Feb 2005
Called to the Bar: 26 Oct 2017
Qualifications: LLB, BCom (Economics), Monash University

Profile

Zac practises in commercial litigation, particularly in the areas of competition and consumer law, trade practices, corporations and securities and tax.

Zac also practises in defence work in the area of commercial crime (civil penalty and criminal proceedings arising out of investigations by regulatory bodies).

Before coming to the Bar, Zac was in-house counsel and managing director of Uber’s international trading and holding companies.

Zac read with Oren Bigos. His senior mentor is Philip Crutchfield QC.

Some recent matters in which Zac has been briefed include:
 

Regulatory

ACCC v Trivago N.V. (ongoing, led by Norman O’Bryan AM SC)

ACCC v Murray Goulburn Co-operative Co Ltd (settled, led by Peter Collinson QC, Oren Bigos and Andrew Barraclough)

Advising a Federal government regulator in respect of market behaviour (with Oren Bigos).
 

Commercial

Dialogue Consulting Pty Ltd v Instagram, Inc & ors (ongoing, led by Oren Bigos)

Shareholder class action against ASX listed company GetSwift Limited (led by Oren Bigos).

Oppressive conduct proceedings in the Supreme Court of Victoria.

Proceeding in Supreme Court of Victoria in debt and equity against an ASX listed mining company.

Areas of Practice

Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)

  • International Arbitration

Commercial Law

  • Competition Law & Consumer Law
  • Contractual Disputes
  • Corporations Law & Securities Law
  • Intellectual Property & Trade Practices

Public Law & Administrative Law

Tax Law & Revenue Law

Technology Law & Media Law

From 27 Oct 2017, liability limited by a scheme approved under Professional Standards Legislation.


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