Robert Walker is a partner in the competition, consumer and regulatory team. He secures ACCC merger clearances, handles ACCC competition investigations and litigation and manages responses to ACCC market studies and inquiries. Robert specialises in securing ACCC merger clearances for global deals. His recent global deals include Takeda/Shire, Visa/Rambus payments, Shell/BG and bcIMC/Glencore Agriculture.
Most recently, Robert successfully represented Vodafone Hutchison Australia in proceedings against the ACCC in respect of its decision to block a significant telecoms merger.
Before joining Allens, Robert spent seven years with Linklaters LLP in both their London and Brussels offices.