Special counsel, Gilbert + Tobin
Jeremy Jose has more than 13 years’ experience in the areas of competition and consumer law and market regulation, gained from more than four years at Gilbert + Tobin and through his past employment for over nine years in a number of roles with the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC). Since joining Gilbert + Tobin in 2016, Jeremy has advised clients in relation to a range of high-profile and important matters, including Telstra in relation to the merger of Foxtel and Fox Sports, Anheuser-Busch InBev’s sale of CUB to Asahi, Tabcorp’s acquisition of Tatts, ACCC investigations into alleged criminal cartel and anticompetitive bundling conduct and various matters concerning electricity, gas, water and infrastructure regulation.
While at the ACCC, Jeremy had extensive experience in telecommunications and merger regulation, arising from three years in the ACCC’s telecommunications regulatory team and more than six years as a senior member of the ACCC’s merger review team. During his time in the telecommunications group, Jeremy was involved in litigation against Telstra regarding exchange capping practices, 3G coverage representations and an industry-wide programme in relation to broadband speeds claims. During his time in the merger group, Jeremy was involved in a number of mergers and acquisitions in the telecommunication and content sectors, including Foxtel/Austar, News/CMH, Telstra/Adam internet, NBN’s acquisition of Optus HFC assets and Optus spectrum acquisitions.