Zac de Kievit


Barrister

Admitted:
18 Feb 2005
Bar:
26 Oct 2017
Location:
Room 1703, Owen Dixon Chambers West,
525 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne, 3000
Call Foley’s on 03 9225 7777 to discuss availability
PROFILE

Zac practises in commercial litigation, particularly in the areas of competition and consumer law, trade practices, corporations and securities and tax. He 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 QC. His senior mentor is Philip Crutchfield QC.

Some recent matters in which Zac has been briefed include:

Regulatory

Trivago N.V. v Australian Competition and Consumer Commission [2020] FCAFC 185 (with M Collins QC and C van Proctor)

Australian Competition and Consumer Commission v Trivago N.V. [2020] FCA 16 (with N O'Bryan SC)

Merger review - proposed acquisition by Bunnings Group Limited (with N De Young QC)

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

Commercial

Dialogue Consulting Pty Ltd v Instagram, Inc [2020] FCA 1846 (with O Bigos QC)

Shareholder class action against ASX listed company GetSwift Limited (with Oren Bigos QC).

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 (with Oren Bigos QC)

Memberships -- member of the Law Council of Australia's Digital Commerce Committee.

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AREAS OF PRACTICE

Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)
Commercial Law
Public Law & Administrative Law
Tax Law & Revenue Law
Technology Law & Media Law

Profile1

Zac practises in commercial litigation, particularly in the areas of competition and consumer law, trade practices, corporations and securities and tax. He 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 QC. His senior mentor is Philip Crutchfield QC.

Some recent matters in which Zac has been briefed include:

Regulatory

Trivago N.V. v Australian Competition and Consumer Commission [2020] FCAFC 185 (with M Collins QC and C van Proctor)

Australian Competition and Consumer Commission v Trivago N.V. [2020] FCA 16 (with N O'Bryan SC)

Merger review - proposed acquisition by Bunnings Group Limited (with N De Young QC)

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

Commercial

Dialogue Consulting Pty Ltd v Instagram, Inc [2020] FCA 1846 (with O Bigos QC)

Shareholder class action against ASX listed company GetSwift Limited (with Oren Bigos QC).

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 (with Oren Bigos QC)

Memberships -- member of the Law Council of Australia's Digital Commerce Committee.