As a lawyer with experience in litigation and dispute resolution matters, Lochlan conducts key research and analysis to support our clients’ strategic legal position. Lochlan supports our team of senior lawyers across multiple practice areas. Our clients appreciate Lochlan’s tenacious nature and critical eye to detail.
Lochlan has most recently been involved in anti-dumping administrative reviews in the Federal Court, and has also assisted in intellectual property and contractual disputes. His client experience ranges from multi-national corporations to small and medium-sized enterprises, partnerships, and not-for-profit organisations.
Lochlan was admitted to the Supreme Court of Queensland in November 2020. He holds a Bachelor of Laws from Bond University, Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice from the College of Law and a Diploma of Commerce from Griffith College.
In his spare time, Lochlan enjoys getting off the beaten track camping and is an avid hiker, having twice accepted the challenge of trekking the Everest region of the Himalayas.
Court proceedings are underway here in Australia between Epic Games Inc (Epic) and Apple Inc (Apple) are well worth watching. Epic, maker of popular ‘battle royale’ game Fortnite, alleges that the App Store user contract by which Apple makes Fortnite available for internet download contains terms and conditions that ‘misuse’ Apple’s market power.
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has secured an important settlement in its action against Tasmanian Ports Corporation (TasPorts) in the Federal Court. In the first case since an ‘effects test’ was added to the ‘purpose test’ as a basis for establishing ‘misuse of market power’, TasPorts admitted that it had engaged in conduct.
In late 2019, Qube Ports Pty Ltd (Qube) and the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) each commenced proceedings against major Australian ports alleging misuse of market power pursuant to section 46 of the Competition and Consumer Act (CCA) 2010 (Cth).
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