Allen & Overy Lures Former Aussie Antitrust Regulator

Law360, New York (December 4, 2013, 2:44 PM EST) -- Allen & Overy LLP continued to expand its global antitrust practice by bringing aboard a former official with Australia's competition watchdog agency with merger expertise for its office in Sydney, the firm announced Monday.

Peter McDonald is expected to formally begin work as a partner in Allen & Overy's antitrust wing sometime early next year, after 10 years at Herbert Smith Freehills LLP. Prior to working at Herbert Smith, McDonald worked as a senior officer at the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission, and his experience at...
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